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Kevin Russell Laird

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Funeral services for Kevin Russell Laird, 49, of Estherville, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Tuesday, July 17, 2007, at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel of Estherville. Mitch Juergens will officiate.

Interment will take place at East Side Memorial Cemetery of Estherville. Military graveside services will be conducted by VFW Post 3388 and American Legion Post 91 -- both of Estherville.

Kevin passed away Friday, July 13, 2007, at Avera Holy Family Health in Estherville.

Kevin, the son of Duane and Merna (Mathany) Laird, was born Feb. 25, 1958, in Spencer.

Kevin attended school at South Clay Community School. He served in the United States Army from 1979-83. After his honorable discharge from military service he lived in Colorado for a short while. He returned to the Spencer area and worked at Swift and Company in Worthington, Minn.

On Aug. 23, 2002, he was united in marriage to Jody Baldwin and the couple made their home in Estherville.

Kevin was preceded in death by his father, Duane and one brother, Michael Laird.

Kevin is survived by his wife, Jody; his children: Heather Birkeland and her husband, Jamie, Samantha Laird, April Laird and Brandon Laird -- all of Estherville; six grandchildren; his mother, Merna Laird of Spencer; and three sisters: Debra Burger of Fairmont, Minn., Julie White of Sioux City, and Laurie Belken of Ruthven.

Online condolences at www.henryolsonfuneral.com