Kenneth H. Roos, age 85, of Clear Lake died November 22, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East in Cambridge. A private graveside service will take place at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.
Kenneth Harry Roos was born July 16, 1925 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Harry and Amy (Knutson) Roos. He was raised in Minneapolis and graduated from South High School in 1943. He then served his country as a Merchant Marine until August 1945. On February 27, 1947 Kenneth married Laurel Beyer in Minneapolis and they made their home in South Minneapolis.
Kenneth worked at Schaefer’s Incorporated for 30 years working his way up to plant manager. He also worked as an Architectural Tinner at John A. Dalson Construction Co. in Minneapolis. Kenneth was a very creative person and excellent at inventing and building things. He built what could have been the first Winnebago type vehicle, a four wheeler and dune buggy. He was also a phenomenal painter and carpenter. He loved fishing and the solitude of taking his dog and going out on the lake.
He is survived by one son; Kenneth (Lois) Roos of Minneapolis; two daughters, Kathleen Areneson of Cambridge, and Carol Jadinak of Maplewood; six grandchildren, Charlene, Jennifer, Heidi, Brenda, Robbin and Lee; by 12 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Laurel, and daughter, Charlene.