Kermit Gerald Blexrud, 93, of Mabel, died Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at his home.

He was born April 21, 1920, in Spring Grove to Knute and Gertie (Sandemoen) Blexrud.

He was a lifelong area resident, attending area country schools.

On March 8, 1952, he married Beryl Amdahl in Mabel. The couple farmed in rural Mabel before retiring and moving into Mabel.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove.

He enjoyed visiting with friends over coffee and going to farm sales.

Survivors include his wife Beryl of Mabel; his son, Kevin (Tabby) Blexrud of Canton and their son, Lucas; his daughters, Marceil Blexrud of Rochester and Kathryn (Mark) Panicek of Montana; his sister, Lois Christianson of Rochester; a sister-in-law, Virginia Blexrud of Spring Grove, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles, and his brother-in-law, Luverne.

Funeral services were held in Trinity Lutheran Church in Spring Grove. Burial was in the church cemetery. The Rev. Zane Anderson officiated.

Roble Funeral Home of Spring Grove assisted the family with arrangements.