Steven Edward Kunde


Steven Edward Kunde, 54, of Kenyon, died unexpectedly on Sunday, December 11th, 2022.

Steve was born on July 29th, 1968 in Zumbrota, the youngest child of Lloyd and Evelyn Kunde. He was baptized and confirmed at Holden Lutheran Church. Steve graduated from Kenyon High School in 1986 and after high school he attended refrigeration school at Red Wing Vo-Tech and worked for Althoff Hardware and Medivators in Cannon Falls. He spent the last 25 years working for Malt-O-Meal in Northfield.

He was united in marriage to Francine Rogers on July 9th, 2018 and they made their home in Kenyon.

Steve enjoyed snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, golfing, and spending time with family, friends and his beloved dog, Billy.

Steve is survived by his wife, Francine; stepsons, Maxwell and Calvin; parents, Lloyd and Evelyn Kunde; brothers, David (Darcy) and Mark, and sister, Kathy Kunde, all of Kenyon; nephew, Brian Bartel; nieces, Jennifer Kunde of Rochester and Sage Kunde of Kenyon; great-niece, Shontell Murdock of Austin; great-nephews, Joe Murdock and Jaxson Smidt of Rochester.

Steve was proceeded in death by his paternal grandparents Edward and Hilda Kunde and maternal grandparents Henry and Helen Nelson.

A celebration of life visitation will be held on Monday, December 19th, 2022, from 10AM-12PM with a time of sharing immediately following at the Michaelson Funeral Home in Kenyon. Interment will be at Holden Lutheran Cemetery following the remembrance ceremony.