Jean Kremin


Jean Kremin Jean Audrey Kremin age 86 of Redwood Falls, formerly of Vesta, passed away Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at the Wood Dale Nursing Home.  Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, March 27 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls.  Visitation will be 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home and will continue one hour prior to services at the church on Monday.  Burial will be in the Vesta Cemetery.  Online condolences may be sent at  Stephens Funeral Service – Redwood Valley Funeral Home in Redwood Falls is assisting the family with arrangements.

Jean Audrey (Rudy) Kremin was born April 20, 1930 in Swedes Forest Township, Redwood County, Minnesota to Ole and Bernice (Anderson) Rudy.  She was baptized May 25, 1930 and confirmed May 23, 1943, both by Rev. Charles Anderson, at Rock Dell Evangelical Lutheran Church.  Jean attended first and second grade at District #5 school.  The family then moved to a farm by Sacred Heart where she furthered her education at Sacred Heart Public School graduating in 1948.  After graduating from Minnesota School of Business in Minneapolis, she was employed at the Renville County Welfare Office in Olivia until her marriage to Warren Kremin November 25, 1950 at Rock Dell Lutheran Church.  To this union two daughters and two sons were born: Nancy, Susan, Larry, and Bradley.  The couple lived on a farm west of Vesta.  Jean attended St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church where she was very active in Ladies Aid, Altar Guild, and taught Sunday School for 11 years.  In 1986 the couple moved to Redwood Falls and lived at Lakeside Manor where Warren was custodian.  In 1994 they moved into their house.  Jean held various jobs; the latest being at Wood Dale Nursing Home where she worked for 15 years.  Jean enjoyed spending time with her family.  Her pastimes were playing the piano, reading, and baking.

Jean is survived by her children: Nancy (Chuck) Schmidt of Redwood Falls, Susan Morey of Redwood Falls, Larry (Bev) Kremin of Vesta, and Brad (Missy) Kremin of Minneota; grandchildren: Jeff Schmidt, Jennifer Hahn, Lisa Loftus; Jennifer Berns, Angela Larson; Jake Pequin; Ketrah, Kelby, and Kenzie Meiners, Lyssa and Brock Kremin; 13 great grandchildren; brother Bruce (Karen) Rudy of Alexandria; and many other relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Warren, sister Beverly Traub, son-in-law Larry Osmond, and grandson-in-law Jeff Hildebrandt.


  1. GARY SCHMIDT says:

    Dear family of Jean Kremin:
    We always think of Jean every time we make her recipe for GINGER SNAP COOKIES from the old St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church of Vesta cookbook. We are enjoying a batch right now.
    Sending prayers of sympathy,
    Gary & Barb Schmidt

  2. Joan Wuthrich says:

    Your Mom and I were roommates when we attended the Minnesota School of Business and have been in contact (usually at Christmastime) ever since. So very sorry to hear of her death. My sympathy to all the family.

    Joan (Gustafson) Wuthrich – formerly from Hanley Falls but have lived in Texas since marriage

  3. The Herman Family says:

    We extend our heartfelt condolences to Jean’s entire family. In this sad time may you find strength from God’s promise that we can be reunited with our loved ones by means of a future resurrection and death will be no more. – John 6:40; Revelation 21:3,4 Then 86 years will only be few! What a wonderful day this will be! May this precious hope that awaits us and the love and support of family and friends bring you a measure of comfort now and in the days ahead.

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