Theodore "Ted" Kveene Monday, August 20, 1923 - Saturday, August 26, 2017

The Zahrbock Funeral Home of Madison announces the death of 94 year old Ted Kveene of Madison who passed away on August 26, 2017 at his home. Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Madison Lutheran Home Chapel, Madison, MN. Nathan Kveene will officiate at the service. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 6, 2017 with the family present at the Zahrbock Funeral Home Chapel Ted was born August 20, 1923 in Jostedal, Sogn, Norway to Nils and Kristina “Stina” Kveene. He immigrated to USA at the age of 5. He graduated from Madison High School in May 1942. He enlisted in the Army in Feb. 1945, served in Okinawa, and was discharged Dec. 1946. He married Ardis Melby of Canby, MN on April 9, 1949. They resided on a dairy farm north of Canby where he also was involved in trucking. They raised 4 children there and moved to Rapid City, SD in 1970. Initially he was a real estate broker in SD. Then he did cross-country trucking as an owner-operator until retirement. April, 2012, he moved to Hilltop Residence assisted living in Madison, MN. In his lifetime, Ted enjoyed playing ball for the “Burr Bombers”, traveling and sightseeing with his wife, hunting, collecting guns, target shooting and picture puzzles. Survivors include three sons, Steve (Kathy) and Jeff of Rapid City, SD, Dan (Tammy) of Paintsville, KY; one daughter, Nancy Hinrichsen of Willmar; 9 grandchildren, Eva, Stephanie, Nathan, Megan, Heather, Laura, David, Kara and Tyler; 9 great-granchildren; one brother Alwood (Elois) Kveene of Madison, MN and sister-in-law Ardis Kveene of Appleton, MN. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ardis, his parents, two brothers Arthur and Obert Kveene and son-in-law, Michel Hinrichsen.

Join us on Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 3:30pm

Service Details: The Zahrbock Funeral Home of Madison announces the death of 94 year old Ted Kveene of Madison who passed away on August 26, 2017 at his home. Memorial services will be held at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, September 7, 2017 at the Madison Lutheran Home Chapel, Madison, MN. Nathan Kveene will officiate at the service. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 6, 2017 with the family present at the Zahrbock Funeral Home Chapel. Ted is survived by his daughter; Nancy Hinrichsen of Willmar, sons; Steve (Kathy) Kveene of Rapid City, SD, Jeff Kveene of Rapid City, SD and Dan (Tammy) Kveene of Paintsville, KY. 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren, brother Alwood (Elois) Kveene of Madison, MN and sister-in-law Ardis Kveene of Appleton, MN.

Madison Lutheran Home Chapel, Madison, Minnesota

We were neighbors when they lived on a farm by Candy.  Have good memories of visiting back and forth.  May he Rest In Peace.  God bless his family.  Connie (Hersom) Hudson  

 

 

Our condolences to Ted's family.  His annoucement brought back memories of decades of many visits.

Extending our sympathy to Ted's children and extended family. Dennis and Donna (Baer) Zinter

Condolences to the family. Ted will be missed.
Ray and Judy

To Nancy and Family,            

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family in the passing of your father. He was so proud of his pharmacist daughter. I really enjoyed his visits Dick & Wanda