SPRINGFIELD - Kenneth Bast, 68, of Springfield died on Friday, July 18, 2014, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, at the Springfield Area Community Center, in Springfield. Interment will be at the Springfield City Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Monday, July 21, at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel and will continue on Tuesday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Springfield Area Community Center.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charity of your choice.
Kenneth James Bast was born on Nov. 21, 1945 in Springfield, to Arlene (Schwartz) and Richard Bast. He served in the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam, from 1966-1968.
He is survived by wife Laura Lee of Springfield; children Tammy Kohnen of Shakopee, Kari Bast-Payne of Medina, Ohio, and Daniel Bast of Mankato; six grandchildren; brothers, Keith Bast and Kelvin Bast.