Kevin Sletten, 1955-2015

Published 9:00 am Sunday, January 4, 2015

Kevin H. Sletten, 59, of Delavan, passed away peacefully Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, at his home. Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Bear Lake Concordia Lutheran Church with the Rev.

Kevin Sletten

Kevin Sletten

Daphne Hamborg officiating.

Private burial will be in Bear Lake Cemetery. Visitation time will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday at Spencer‑Owen Funeral Home, 345 Sixth Ave. S.E. in Winnebago and one hour before the service at the church. Web tributes may be left at

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Kevin was born June 21, 1955, in Albert Lea, the son of Henry and Anna Mae (Hodges) Sletten. He was a 1974 graduate from Albert Lea High School. He married DeAnn E. Nelson on Jan. 25, 1975, in Albert Lea. Kevin worked as a licensed electrician with different companies for over 25 years.

He enjoyed many family vacations, boating, camping, fishing, riding his Harley, remodeling family projects and most of all spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, DeAnn Sletten of Delavan; sons Jeremy (Jolene) Sletten of Jamestown, New York and Bob (LaVonne) Sletten of Forest City, Iowa; brother, Larry (Sandy) Sletten of Twin Lakes; sisters Linda (Rod) Tovar of Albert Lea and Kathy (Dennis) Christenson of Albert Lea; and four grandchildren: Makenzie, Blake, Cadence and Carrigan Sletten.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Steven; father-in-law, DeWain Nelson; and brother-in-law, Douglas Nelson.