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Kenneth J. Waltman, 55

Kenneth J. Waltman, age 55, of Farmington, died June 24, 2009 at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

Kenneth was born in St. Paul on April 20, 1954 to John and Margaret (Zehowski) Waltman. He was trained as a boiler engineer and was an employee of Cenex Harvest State for 36 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters Mary and Marilyn.

Kenneth is survived by his girlfriend Candyce Kuehn of Inver Grove Heights; sons John (Jamie) Waltman of Vermillion, Matt (Reesa) Waltman of Farmington, Jerod (Kristi) Waltman of Hampton and Collin Kuehn of Inver Grove Heights; grandchildren Blake, Travis, Rebecca, Joseph, Jacob and two others soon to arrive; sister Carol Phillips of Anoka; brother Thomas (Michelle) Waltman of So. St. Paul; also many nieces and nephews.

 The funeral Mass, officiated by Fr. Joseph Arackal, was held June 27, 2009 at St. John's Catholic Church in Vermillion, followed by interment in the parish cemetery. The pallbearers were Chuck Nelson, Joe Nelson, Paul Phillips, Don Phillips, Mike Waltman, and Josh Waltman.

Arrangements were handled by the Caturia-Smidt Funeral Home, Hastings. 651-437-9419.