Konnie E. Vreeman, 74 of Fountain, MN, passed away on November 19, 2019 at his rural home.
Konnie was born August 2, 1945 in Fillmore County to Kenneth and Johannah (Hamersma) Vreeman. He attended country school till the 8th grade and graduated from Wykoff High School in 1963. Konnie was united in marriage to Paula A. Lockwood June 12, 1965 in Grand Meadow.
Konnie farmed and was a truck driver for various companies for many years. Most recently he was the plant manager at Croell Ready Mix and retired in 2010. He had many quarter horses and enjoyed breeding fine foals. He rode horses for years and enjoyed taking his family to many rides especially the annual Al Quie trail ride. He also enjoyed playing sports specifically baseball and was even asked to try out for the St. Louis Cardinals upon graduation. Konnie was a die-hard Vikings fan and loved screaming at the TV. Konnie enjoyed hunting and fishing and camping at the family farm. Later in life he enjoyed spending time with his much-loved grandchildren. Konnie was loved by all and was the master of joke telling.
Konnie is survived by his children: Brenda (Dan) Klingsporn, Kris (Christine) Vreeman, Mat Vreeman and Mandy (Keith) Bill; ten grandchildren: Allen, Shanda, Gabby, Elisabeth, Clayton (Makenna), Kaysie, Cortney, Colton and Cody; one great grandchild: Oliver; two sisters: Joann (Chuck) Forland and Kim (Jim) Amdahl; three sisters-in-law: Julie (Bill) Phillips, Charlene (Alan) Sackett and Marilyn Jacobson and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife Paula on September 19, 2017 and his parents.
His funeral was held Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Cherry Grove United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be left at www.Hindthudekfuneralhomes.com