|Kenneth Juhl, 84|
|Written by TRF Times|
Middle River - Kenneth Juhl, 84, died Friday, November 18, 2005 at his home in Middle River.
Funeral services were held Monday, November 21, at Johnson Funeral Service, Thief River Falls, with Rev. Thomas Bently officiating. Honorary casket bearers included Doug Juhl, Ted Juhl, Lydon Juhl, Jerry Juhl Interment will be held at Bowesmont Cemetery in Bowesmont, N.D., at 3 p.m., Wednesday, November 23 (today). Kenneth Lewis Juhl was born January 1, 1921 in Drayton, N.D., the son of Henry and Christene (Bertelson) Juhl. He was baptized in Drayton, N.D. He attended school in Drayton and graduated from Harvey Academy High School in Harvey, N.D. Following school he attended college in Loma Linda, Calif., receiving his Masters from Seventh Day Adventist in Washington, D.C.
Kenneth was united in marriage in 1944 to Dorothy Fisher in Drayton, N.D. On September 2, 1988 he married Elaine Bishop-Brockhouse in Luverne. Kenneth taught at Maplewood Academy High School, near Minneapolis, served as preacher in Boise, Idaho for a time, taught in the Singapore Adventist College, taught in the Adventist High School, Loma Linda, Calif., including Scottsdale, Ariz., where he taught the Bible, English, history and geography. In 1976, Kenneth retired from teaching and moved to Middle River. He ran the Heritage Boarding Home until 1995, hauled bee’s to Texas for Robson’s and helped his brother, Ray with grain at the mill.
Kenneth was very active in the Seventh Day Adventist Church as pastor and helped build the church in Boise. He liked to garden, work, drive his 18-wheeler, hauling bee’s, helping with grain for his brother and all activities at the church.
Kenneth is survived by wife, Elaine of Middle River; two daughters, Janice Juhl of Middle River, and Pam (Fred) Klein, two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; six step-children, Sara (David) Hillestad of Everett, Wash.; Cheryl (Jeff) Wilson of Hartford, S.D., Merlyn (Lori) Brockhouse of Baltic, S.D., Loren (Peggy) Brockhouse of St. Charles, Ill.; Steven Brockhouse of Fargo, N.D.; Howard Brockhouse of Middle River; eight step-grandchildren; one sister, Gladys (Hayden) Biloff of Milton, Ore.; five brothers, Ralph (Betty) Juhl of Drayton, N.D.; Lester (Hilda) Juhl of East Grand Forks; Howard (Darlene) Juhl of Riverside, Calif.; Wayne (Lindale) Juhl of Greenbush; and Ray (Helen) Juhl of Middle River; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Melvin and Vernon.