February 18, 1956 - March 12, 2016


A Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 PM on Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Daniel Funeral Home Chapel in St. Cloud for Kenneth F. Haakonson, 60, of Sauk Rapids, who passed away on March 12, surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation will be from 4:00-7:30 PM on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

Ken was born on February 18, 1956, in St. Cloud, MN, to Haakon and Helen (Yogerst) Haakonson. He married Sheila Weyer on May 25, 1985. Ken was an avid truck driver for his entire life. He enjoyed the outdoors: fishing, hunting, sight-seeing, and spending time with his family. Since his retirement from trucking, Ken spent as much time as possible outdoors.

Ken is survived by: his wife of 30 years, Sheila; children Ryan (Lisa) of Sauk Rapids, Jeremy (Breanna) of St. Cloud, Amber (Sean) of Sauk Rapids; brother Tom (Marge); and sister Julie (Mike) Lahr.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Gary and sister Gail Haakonson-Philippi.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.