Larry Kemnitz

Larry Kemnitz, 69 of rural Battle Lake died Sunday, May 27, 2018 at his home.
Memorial Service was 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 1, 2018 at Glende-Nilson Funeral Home in Battle Lake with Rev. James Gronbeck officiating. Visitation was one hour prior to the service.
Larry Edward Kemnitz was born March 6, 1949 in Fergus Falls, Minnesota the son of Ralph and Beatta (Halvorson) Kemnitz.  He attended school in Battle Lake then Phoenix, Arizona and graduated from Battle Lake High School in 1967.  He furthered his education at Minnesota State University of Winona graduating with a four-year degree as a Para Legal.
In the 1970’s, Larry built his home on his property by Silver Lake. He was em-ployed as a carpenter prior to driving truck, spending years as an owner-operator doing over the road trucking. Larry loved his family, his friends, his dogs, his country, fishing, motrcycles and his view of the lake. He was a member of National Rifle Association.
He is survived by two sisters, Sharon Ann Kemnitz and Donna (Frank) Yule, both of Minneapolis; by numerous relatives and friends.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Beatta Kemnitz.
Glende-Nilson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Battle Lake was in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be made online at