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Edwin Kuschel

March 12, 1928 — February 22, 2014

Edwin Joseph Kuschel, 85, Browns Valley, MN, died Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Browns Valley Health Center in Browns Valley, MN.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, February 28, at 1:00 PM at Zion Lutheran Church in Browns Valley, MN, with Pastor Paul Warnier officiating.

Visitation will be Thursday, February 27 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM, with a prayer service at 7:00 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Browns Valley.

Burial will be at a later date at the Valley View Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Edwin's grandsons: Shane & Trent Johnson, Justin, Joshua, & Thomas Metz, Benjamin Sander, Ryan & Andrew Wohlers, and Michael Husmann. Honorary pallbearers will be his granddaughters, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchild.

Edwin Joseph Kuschel was born March 12, 1928, in Browns Valley to Edward and Bessie Boyd Kuschel.
He attended school at Grant 4 country school in Grant Township. As a young man he and his brothers farmed and hayed with horses. With their dad, they raised turkeys, hogs, milk cows, and beef cattle.

On June 5, 1954, Edwin married Darlys Labs at Zion Lutheran Church in Browns Valley. They farmed and lived in Grant & Bryant townships. During the winter months, he skinned fish. Edwin continued to raise grain and beef cattle on the farm until he moved to the Browns Valley Health Center in 2009.

Spending time with his family was always important to him. In his spare time he enjoyed pheasant, waterfowl, and deer hunting. He loved fishing in a variety of ways and places.

Edwin served on the Roberts County Ambulance board and held various positions on the church council.

Survivors include his wife, Darlys of Browns Valley; son, David (Lori) Kuschel of Browns Valley; daughters, Diane (Jerry) Johnson of Browns Valley, Patsy (Joe) Serocki of Browns Valley, Karen (Bob) Metz of Peever, SD, Dixie (Jeff) Sander of Devils Lake, ND, Sara (Greg) Wohlers of Montevideo, MN, and Kristi (Ed) Ahlbrecht of Litchfield, MN; 19 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and one sister, Ruth Bartz of Rosholt, SD.

Edwin was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Orval Kuschel and Roger (Gladys) Kuschel; sister, Evelyn (Harold) Boseth; and two granddaughters, Heidi Serocki and Megan Kuschel.


Zion Lutheran Church - BV
106 First St. S
Browns Valley, MN 56219

Thursday, February 27, 2014
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM


Zion Lutheran Church - BV
106 First St. S
Browns Valley, MN 56219

Friday, February 28, 2014
1:00 PM


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