Kevin Posivio, 1958-2016

Published 9:00 am Sunday, August 28, 2016

Kevin H. Posivio, 57, of Rochester died on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016, at his home surrounded by his family. A funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bethel Lutheran Church with the Rev. Dr. Norman Wahl officiating. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Albert Lea. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the family for his daughters’ education.

Kevin Posivio

Kevin Posivio

Kevin was born on Nov. 26, 1958, in Owatonna, to Howard and Darlyne (Lurken) Posivio. He graduated from Glenville High School in 1977. On May 11, 1985, he married Gina Christenson in Albert Lea. Kevin worked for Hy-Vee as a produce manager for over 30 years. He enjoyed playing many sports in high school, but basketball was his favorite. Kevin enjoyed watching all sports, especially the Vikings. He also loved golfing, bowling, going up North fishing and being with friends. Kevin was caring, loving, supportive and an excellent mentor to the people he loved. He will be greatly missed by his Posivio, Lurken and Christenson families, as well as his Hy-Vee family. Kevin always put family first.

Kevin is survived by his wife, Gina Posivio, of Rochester; daughters, Brianna and Brooke Posivio, both of Rochester; mother, Darlyne Schmalfeldt of San Diego, California; and sister, Kim Tyler of San Diego.

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Kevin was preceded in death by his father, Howard Posivio, and an infant brother.

Arrangements were made with Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes, 5421 Royal Place NW, Rochester MN, 55901.