Kenny Getz, Jamestown, ND died Saturday morning, April 17, 2021 at Sanford Health in Fargo, ND.
I, Kenny Getz, age 68, was born September 30th, 1952 at St. Alexius Hospital in Bismarck, North Dakota to Eugene and Irene (Feist) Getz. I grew up on the family farm in rural Strasburg, ND helping my parents raise crops and milk cows. I am the oldest of seven children, was followed by six sisters. After battling many health issues, I passed away at Sanford Hospital in Fargo, ND on April 17th, 2021.
I attended Strasburg Public School graduating in 1971. On September 30th, 1972 I married Patty Lipp, residing in Bismarck and had two children together. While in Bismarck, I worked for Acme Welding and moved to Jamestown in 1986 where I managed Praxair until retiring in 2016. On May 18th, 1991, I married Terri Prigge residing in Jamestown until my passing.
I really enjoy spending time with family and friends, of which there are many. If I am teasing you, it is only because I care. My favorite things to do are camping and deer hunting. I am always up for a good campfire, beer and beating anyone at a game of Pinochle.
I am survived by my wife Terri and my two sons, Brian, and Keith (Kristi) Getz. One granddaughter Brittney Marie (Billy) Getz and great grandchildren Dominic, Nova, and Trinity. A Big Brother to my sisters Gerry (George) Feist, Dorothy (Blaine) Doppler, Barb (Greg) VanBeek, Mary (Lynn) Henke, and Norma Getz. In laws Deb Bertsch, Scott Prigge, Brad (Peggy) Prigge, Sue (James) Rainey, Wayne (Amy) Prigge, and Becky (Kelly) Jensen. Along with many wonderful Nieces and Nephews and my best friend since high school Tim (Arlene) Heidrich.
Family members I have lost are my father Eugene and my mother Irene. My sister Connie Meakins and her son John. As well as many of my cherished Aunts and Uncles.
Prayer Service- 6:00 PM Friday, April 30, 2021 at Haut Funeral Home, Jamestown, ND.
Funeral Service- 10:30 AM Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Jamestown, ND.
(Complying and respecting church policy masks are required at the service.)
A recording of the service will be on the funeral home website following the service.
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