Donald Finnes

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Donald Finnes

Glenwood - Donald Finnes, 87, of Glenwood, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, November 3rd. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Monday at the Glenwood Lutheran Church, with a prayer service at 10:30 am. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Monday at Granite Falls Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at Granite Falls Lutheran Church.

Donald Dean Finnes was born June 2, 1934, the son of Ole Jr. and Florence (Sween) Finnes, in Granite Falls. He was baptized and confirmed at Rock Valle Lutheran Church. Don graduated from the Granite Falls High School.

Don served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in 1955. He was united in marriage to Vera Ellen Loen on August 10, 1963, at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Benson. Don farmed for over 50 years in the Granite Falls area and was also a Pioneer Salesman for 14 years. He served his community on the Leenthrop Insurance Board, Granite Falls Township Board, Wegdahl Elevator Board, Federal Crop Adjuster and the Granite Falls Lutheran Church where he served as Deacon, Trustee and Usher. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, basketball, softball and hunting. In 2002, Don retired from farming and in 2006, they moved to Glenwood to be closer to their grandchildren. During his retirement he loved to golf, travel and spend time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Vera; children: Kristin (Troy) Koopman and Greg (Heidi) Finnes; grandchildren Ellen (fiancé Jake Sand) Stensrud & Esten Stensrud, brother Roger (Judi) Finnes and extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Ole Finnes Jr. & mother Florence Finnes.

Posted online on November 09, 2021

Published in Granite Falls Advocate Tribune, Montevideo American News

Obituaries in Montevideo, MN | Monte News

Donald Finnes

Wing-Bain Funeral Home

Donald Finnes

Glenwood - Donald Finnes, 87, of Glenwood, passed away at his residence on Wednesday, November 3rd. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 am on Monday at the Glenwood Lutheran Church, with a prayer service at 10:30 am. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Monday at Granite Falls Lutheran Church. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at Granite Falls Lutheran Church.

Donald Dean Finnes was born June 2, 1934, the son of Ole Jr. and Florence (Sween) Finnes, in Granite Falls. He was baptized and confirmed at Rock Valle Lutheran Church. Don graduated from the Granite Falls High School.

Don served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged in 1955. He was united in marriage to Vera Ellen Loen on August 10, 1963, at Our Redeemer's Lutheran Church in Benson. Don farmed for over 50 years in the Granite Falls area and was also a Pioneer Salesman for 14 years. He served his community on the Leenthrop Insurance Board, Granite Falls Township Board, Wegdahl Elevator Board, Federal Crop Adjuster and the Granite Falls Lutheran Church where he served as Deacon, Trustee and Usher. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, basketball, softball and hunting. In 2002, Don retired from farming and in 2006, they moved to Glenwood to be closer to their grandchildren. During his retirement he loved to golf, travel and spend time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife Vera; children: Kristin (Troy) Koopman and Greg (Heidi) Finnes; grandchildren Ellen (fiancé Jake Sand) Stensrud & Esten Stensrud, brother Roger (Judi) Finnes and extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Ole Finnes Jr. & mother Florence Finnes.

Posted online on November 09, 2021

Published in Granite Falls Advocate Tribune, Montevideo American News