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Vincent F. Kittok, 83

Vincent Francis Kittok, “The Polish Prince,” age 83, of Annandale, died Sunday, April 3, 2011, at his home.

He was born March 21, 1928, in Minneapolis, to Michael Joseph and Mary Elizabeth (Schyma) Kittok.

Vincent married Patricia Marie Ledwein Sept. 8, 1951. Patricia preceded Vince in death May 11, 1978.

Vince farmed near Maple Plain, sold cemetery monuments, owned and operated Annandale Marine, and was a regional manager for Delano Rembrandt.

He was a member of St. Ignatius Church, Catholic Order of Foresters, Annandale Lions Club, and Annandale Snowmobile Club.

Vince enjoyed hunting, golfing, gardening, cooking, and entertaining.

He is survived by his children, Deborah (Michael) Walker of Barrington, IL, Luanne (Bruce) Landgraf of West Allis, WI, John (Gretchen) Kittok of Annandale, Mary Jo Kittok (Curtis Bell) of Moreno Valley, CA, and Kathleen Dammann of Annandale; brothers Michael Kittok, and C.D. “Eric” (Joan) Kittok of New Orleans; and 12 grandchildren: Bryant and Sarah Walker, Lana and Laura Landgraf, Bridget, Brennan, Peter and Anne Kittok, Adam Bell-Kittok, Vincent and Benjamin Hylla, and William Dammann.

In addition to his wife, Patricia, Vince was preceded in death by his parents; sons Paul and Stephen; and brothers Paul, Edward, and Jerome.

A Mass of Christian Burial took place Thursday, April 7 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Annandale, with Fr. Victor Valencia officiating. Music was provided by the St. Ignatius Music Ministry. Graveside services followed at 1:15 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery in Delano.

Friends called from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 6 at the Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel, Annandale, and at the church Thursday, one hour prior to the Mass. There was a prayer service Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the funeral chapel.

Vince’s grandchildren served as pallbearers.

The arrangements were entrusted to Dingmann Funeral Care of Annandale. Obituary, guestbook, video tribute and funeral Webcast are available online at dingmannfuneral.com.

Memorials are preferred to St. Ignatius Catholic Church.