Stanley “Red” Egenes age 72 of Slayton, formerly of Storden, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013 at his home in Slayton while surrounded by his family after an extended illness.
Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Slayton. Visitation will be at 9:00 a.m. Friday until the time of the service at the church. Interment will be held at Amo Lutheran Cemetery south of Storden. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers. Stephens Funeral Service – Westbrook Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
Stanley “Red” Egenes was born October 20, 1940 on the family farm south of Storden to Lars and Dessie (Earp) Egenes. He was baptized December 15, 1940, and was confirmed in faith in 1955 both at Amo Lutheran Church near Storden. Red graduated from Storden High School in 1959, and attended Jackson Vo Tech earning a degree in accounting. He worked for Horkey Construction in Windom before entering the Army Corps of Engineers in 1961. Red served until he received his honorable discharge in December 1963. On June 2, 1962, Red was united in marriage to Ruth Schuknecht at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Okabena. In 1966, they moved to Slayton. He later earned his Bachelor Degree in Business at Southwest State University in Marshall. Red worked for several accounting firms before establishing his own business. Red was also an Enrolled Agent & Broker and was licensed in Real Estate and Appraisals. He was diagnosed November 27, 2012. Red belonged to the Slayton American Legion and served on the Slayton Fire Department. He was also a Jaycee for many years, playing softball and working as a clown. Red was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church where he assisted with accounting. He enjoyed watching sports especially the Minnesota Twins and Vikings. He also enjoyed fellowship and playing cards, and spending time with his family & friends.
Red is survived by his wife Ruth; children: Lori (Rick) Johnson of Marshall, Randy of Hawarden, IA, and Darrin (Lisa) of Watertown, NY; seven grandchildren and a great granddaughter; siblings: Harriet Moller of Jeffers, David (Rozzie) Egeness of Lamberton and Linda Pauling of Virginia, MN; and many other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Frank and LeRoy, and sisters Patty (Darrel) Banse and Cheryl Pabst.