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Kenneth Westlund

Kenneth Westlund died Dec. 10 in Grass Valley. He was 80.

A visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 12 at Chapel of the Angels Mortuary in Grass Valley. A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Memorial mass will be held at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Grass Valley.

Mr. Westlund was born Jan. 25, 1927, in Bellingham, Wash., to Vergie Koral Clarke and Hartwig Gustaf Westlund.



He received a Bachelor of Science in occupational therapy from the University of Southern California. He served in the Army as a private first class from 1944-1945.

Mr. Westlund married Patricia Pohlman on July 12, 1953, in Encinitas and worked as a building inspector for the County of Los Angeles.




He was a member of the Nevada County Travel Club and enjoyed the stock market, woodworking, gardening and traveling with his life and family.

Mr. Westlund is survived by his wife, Patricia “Patt” Westlund of Grass Valley; daughters and son-in-laws Holly and Phil Champagne of Grass Valley, Heidi and Daniel Raudy of Grass Valley and Heather Wilson of Los Angeles and grandchildren Noelle, Patrick and Graham Champagne, Hannah, Ben and Daniel Swinford and Joshua, Jory and Natasha Wilson.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Gayle Westlund.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Foothills.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Angels Mortuary.


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