Kenneth Sward

Aug. 12, 1930-Dec. 30, 2016

BELVIEW – Services for Kenneth Sward, 86, of Belview will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Grace Lutheran Church in Belview.  Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran, with a prayer service at 6:45 p.m., and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday. The Sunset Funeral & Cremation Association is caring for the family.

He died Friday, Dec 30, 2016,  at the Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park.

He was born Aug. 12, 1930, in Paxton Township, Redwood County, to Knute and Dena (Schjenken) Sward. He enlisted into the United States Army in 1952 and served his country during the Korean War before being honorably discharged in 1955.

Survivors include his children, Michael Hansen of Weston Fla., Stan Hansen, Gayle Robinson of Rochester, Debra Butler of Thief River Falls and Kim Sward of Mankato; 11 grandchildren and 12 great- grandchildren.