Ernest W. Juaire, age 88 of Kenyon, MN passed away on Friday, March 20, 2020 at the Kenyon Sunset Home following an extended illness.
Memorial services are being planned for a later date and will be announced at that time.
Sympathy cards for the Juaire Family can be mailed in c/o the Parker Kohl Funeral Home, 1725 Lyndale Ave. N., Faribault, MN 55021 or by leaving a remembrance at www.ParkerKohlFuneralHome.com.
Arrangements are being completed by the Parker Kohl Funeral Home & Crematory of Faribault.
Ernest Walter, the son of Wilfred and Evelyn (Gagnon) Juaire, was born on June 19, 1931 in Faribault, MN. On June 15, 1957 he was united in marriage to Carol Forcelle at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Faribault. Ernie worked for the railroad for a short time and for seven years was with Minneapolis Moline. Later he worked for 26 years at Genova. During that time he also did custodial work at the VFW and St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Kenyon. Ernie was also an active volunteer at St. Michael’s. Ernie enjoyed cookouts with his family, working in his wood shop making furniture, wooden puzzles and marble racers for his grandchildren. He enjoyed “Sunday drives”, putting puzzles together, playing solitaire, cribbage, euchre, Pfeffer and bingo. Visiting his siblings in Brainerd was always a joy and he loved observing owls.
He is survived by his wife Carol Juaire of Kenyon; by four children, Tony Juaire of Faribault, Lorie (John) St. Clair of Faribault, Andy Juaire and special friend, Elsie Viola of South Carolina and Tim Juaire of Kenyon, MN; by 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; by ten siblings, Jane (Bob) Rager of Vitondale, PA, Ella Mitchell of Northfield, MN, Roger (Ann) Juaire of Cold Spring, MN, Bernard Juaire of Brainerd, MN, Al (Marsha) Juaire of Richfield, MN, Duwayne (June) Juaire of Brainerd, Carol Juaire of Brainerd, Marilyn (John) Gregerson of Brainerd, Clinton (Louise) Juaire of Morton, ND and Lyle (Wendy) Juaire of Brainerd; by special friend Delia Juaire of Faribault and by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, four children, Cindy Bruegger, Charles Juaire, Dean VanHoudt and Christopher Juaire, by his brother, James Juaire and his sister, Catherine Nelson.
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