Ben W. Meinhardt, 86

Ben W. Meinhardt, age 86, of Dassel, formerly of Hopkins, died Monday, March 10, 2014.

Ben retired after owning electrical businesses for 51 years.

He loved traveling, hunting, playing games, and socializing, but his greatest passion was serving his Lord Jesus Christ.

Ben was preceded in death by his wife, Myrna; and daughter, Hope.

He will be missed by his wife, Donna Hasek Meinhardt; his children, Carolyn (Jerry Foecke) Meinhardt, Mary (Thom) Clark, Laura Meinhardt, Bill (Kim) Meinhardt, Bonnie (Neil) Heglund, and Tina (Ron) Hanscome.

Ben and Donna together enjoyed 20 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many friends and relatives.

The funeral took place Friday, March 14 at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Church in Litchfield, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment was at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Bartlett, MN.

Arrangements were by the Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.

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