Kenneth Edward Egertson, 86, of Story City, Iowa, formerly of Lauderdale, died Jan. 1, 2018, following complications of a stroke.

Ken was a retired professor emeritus of agricultural economics from the University of Minnesota.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria; his children, Kathy (Garrett) Young and Paul, Karen, Jennifer and Sara Egertson; five grandchildren; step-daughters, Nancy (Dana) Kever, Ann (Daren) Smith and Patty (Kevin) Mote; five stepgrandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Ken was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Teisberg) Egertson; his son-in-law, Scott Kinkade; and his siblings, Vernon, Don and Betty Egertson.

His funeral service was held Jan. 6 at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Ames, Iowa. Burial will be at a later date in Ashby, Minn.

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