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“Always enjoyed visiting with Guy....at my work and around town. Sure will miss him. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Dena Trytten - Kiester, MN

“My sincere sympathy! ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Carol L. Olson - St. Cloud

“Cathy and family my deepest condolences for you. God Bless and comfortyou. I am so thankful for the good visit we all had just days ago. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Susie Mules - Anoka, MN - Family

“My sympathy to the family of Guy Old father,i am so sorry to hear the sad news about Guy. May he be in peace now,and RIP Guy Old father I will miss...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Donald Larson - Wells, MN

“My sympathy to the family of Guy Old father,i am so sorry to hear the sad news about Guy. May he be in peace now,and RIP Guy Old father I will miss...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Donald Larson - Wells, MN

“Cathy and family, we are so sorry to hear of Guy's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Guy, my camera still...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Tammy Aadsen - Kiester, MN

“I always enjoyed playing cribbage against Guy in our friendly Wells/Keister Saturday matches. He was a great kidder and also a great Grandfather as...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Chuck Brooks - Baltimore, MD


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Guy Mark Oldfather, age 74, of Kiester, MN, died Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Abbot Northwestern Hospital. A funeral service will be held Monday, October 29, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Kiester, MN, with Pastors Kris Ferkin and John Malm officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Walters Cemetery at a later date.

Guy was born April 15, 1944, and lived his entire life in and around Kiester, Minnesota. He was united in marriage to Catherine Renee Hamson June 26, 1965 in Bricelyn, Minnesota. Guy was a long-time employee of Kiester Implement, and after he was no longer able to work full-time helped his friend Bruce Penning on his farm. He enjoyed farming, antique tractor shows, playing cribbage, teasing anyone who was willing to play along, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church and Farming of Yesteryear.

His survivors include his wife Cathy of Kiester, his children Chad (and wife Lea DeVillers) and Rachel (and husband Ryan Stout), and his grandchildren Soren, Anastasia, and Brigid Stout of New York Mills, MN, and Ada, Audrey, and Laura Oldfather of Shorewood, WI; brother Morris (Kathy) Oldfather of Shakopee, MN; and sisters Eleanor Fethke of Alden, MN, Nancy Cupp of Wells, MN, sister-in-law Tina Oldfather of AZ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lester and Ada Oldfather, his brother James, and two brothers-in-law: David Fethke, and Bill Cupp.