K B Askland, 88

Published 5:31 pm Tuesday, June 11, 2024

K B Askland, 88

K B Askland, age 88, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2024, at his home in Austin. K B was born on February 20, 1936, in Slater, Iowa to Kermit Benjamin and Mary (Lyons) Askland. He graduated from St. Ansgar High School in 1954 and started working as a lineman in Montana. On Nov. 24, 1962, he married Sandra Beck at Six Mile Grove Lutheran Church in Lyle, Minnesota, they were members of Grace Lutheran Church in Austin. Following the closing of the Golden Dairy, K B became a union electrician working for various industries until his retirement. He was an avid member of The Eagles, American Legion and The Moose. His true passion in life was trapshooting.

K B is survived by his children, Connie (Bill) Hardwick of Austin, Kermit (Lorie) Askland of London, Minnesota, and Timothy Askland; four grandchildren, Brandy Hardwick, Billie Jo Braaten, Katie Hardwick, Danny Hayes; and eight great-grandchildren, Kennedy, Ireland, Cody, Addison, Max, Gaige, Lyric, Khloe, and Kaiden. He was preceded in death by his parents, Kermit and Mary Askland; wife, Sandra Askland; son, Craig “Max” Maxfield; siblings, Keith Askland and Ramona Dente.

A celebration of K B’s life will be held from 2:00-4:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 23, 2024, at Worlein- Hoff Funeral Home. Interment will be in Grandview Cemetery. Worlein-Hoff Funeral Homes are assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.

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