Chaplain Kenneth Austin, 76, of Underwood, MN died Tuesday, October 27, 2015. Ken was born on December 11, 1938, in Minot, ND. On February 15, 1959, he married Mavis Field in Minot, ND.
As a layperson Ken participated in Church of the Lutheran Brethren church plants in Dickinson, ND and Bismarck, ND. In 1987 he moved to Fergus Falls, MN to attend Lutheran Brethren Seminary. He graduated in 1990. After seminary Ken worked for Lutheran Brethren Schools in the Alumni Office and for the CLB Home Missions department. During that time he served Aurdal and Messiah, Lutheran churches in the Fergus Falls area. In 2002, he became the full-time chaplain for Lutheran Brethren Homes (Broen Memorial Home) and served there until his death. Blessed be the memory of Kenneth Austin.