Kenneth William Bebo, age 81, of Lester Prairie, passed away Tuesday, July 5, 2016.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday, July 11 at 11 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted, with Father Tony Stubeda as the celebrant. Interment with military rites will follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery in Winsted.
There was visitation Sunday, July 10 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with a Knights of Columbus rosary at 5 p.m., and a parish prayer service at 6:30 p.m. There will be additional visitation Monday at the funeral home one hour prior to the Mass.
Honorary casket bearers will be Cassie Krukow and Ashley Eury.
Casket bearers will be Justin Bebo, Darrin Bebo, Dillon Benz, Brandon Bebo, Alex Bebo and Tom Bebo.
The Chilson Funeral Home is serving the family; www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.
Kenneth was born June 25, 1935, on the family farm in Lester Prairie, the son of Homer and Mary Louise (Bugnon) Bebo.
He was a 1954 graduate of Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Winsted.
Kenneth joined the Army and was stationed overseas in Germany.
He was a dairy farmer until retirement, on the farm that has been in the Bebo family since 1857.
Ken was a devout Catholic and prayed the rosary daily. He was baptized and confirmed in the Catholic faith at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.
Kenneth was united in holy marriage with Patricia Louise Speiser June 17, 1961, at St. Peter and Paul’s Catholic Church in Glencoe. The two were blessed with three children.
Ken was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion Post 407 in Winsted.
He enjoyed fishing, gardening, traveling, playing cards, and his 1969 Mustang convertible.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Mary Louise Bebo; and siblings, Francis Bebo, Clarence Bebo, Louis Bebo, Agnes Bebo, and Jerome Bebo.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Patti Bebo; children, Doug Bebo, Debbie (David) Benz, and Kimberly Bebo; grandchildren Cassie (Ben) Krukow, Justin Bebo, Ashley (Colin) Eury, Darrin (Kate) Bebo, Dillon Benz, Brandon Bebo, and Alex Bebo; great-grandchildren Courtney Krukow, Trypp Eury, Braxton Krukow, and Titus Eury; siblings Rosella Quast, and Edward Bebo; and many nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends.