The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Obituaries

April 15, 2014

Henry Kewatt

—   Long time Cleveland resident Henry Kewatt died Saturday, April 12, 2014 at Hillcrest Health Care in Mankato after battling with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy for 5 years.

 Services will be held  at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Cleveland on Wednesday,  April 16 with visitation from 9 AM to 11 AM at the church.  Memorial  service following at 11 AM.

 Henry was born September 13, 1933 to Theodore and Helen(Boldt) Kewatt in Kilkenny Township.  He graduated from LeCenter High School in 1953.  He married Sandra Sack in 1956.  They later divorced.  Together they had 5 children.  On September 9, 1978 he married Jeanette Fetch at St. John's Lutheran Church in Kilkenny.

 He worked for Miller Motors then 28 years at Dotson Foundry in Mankato.  He later worked for All American Pressure Washers in St. Peter until he retired in 2000.

 Hank loved fishing, camping, family and jig saw puzzles.  He had a special bond with his dog Dakotah.

 Mr. Kewatt is survived by his wife Jeanette.  Sons Gregory of Kasota, Russell of North Mankato,

 Theodore of Mankato and Correy of Ames, Iowa.   Daughter Joenilla Robertson (fiance Terry Friedrichs) St. Peter. Step daughter Sandra (Chris) Tibor of Dickinson, No Dak. Grandchildren,  Jim, Bob, Justin, Ian, Kelsey, Ashley and Shanda and 9 Step grandchildren.  Three Great Grandchildren.  Brothers, Charles (JoAnn), Columbia Heights, Donald, Kilkenny, Jerry (LaVonne) Calahan, CO.  Sisters Louise Bartusek, New Prague, Betty (Delmer) Braun, Montgomery, Shirley Bluhm, Waterville,  and Joan Bruns, Elysian.  Many nieces and nephews.Also his special little friend Jordan Reichel.

 Preceded in death by his parents, son Steven, daughter Maria.  Grandsons Jeremy and Tyler.  Sisters Elvira Schnoor and Phyllis Kewatt, brothers Orville and Theodore .  One Sister in law and 4 son in laws.

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