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Joe Bowen/FOCUS Jeff Williams, Lori Strand, Susie Kinlund, Austin Andreen, Dale Wright and Larry Hunt, left to right, stand at the spot where they planted trees in memory of Bob Kinlund. They hope to get permission from the city to add a bench in the future.

Family and friends of Bob Kinlund create memorial

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Last Friday, a handful of people gathered in Krauss Park, shovels in hand, to create a memorial for their friend, father and grandfather – one that they hope will last for generations to come.


Three retired members of the Perham Police Reserves – Larry Hunt, Dale Wright, and Jeff Williams – planted two Pinnacle Birch trees for their former colleague Bob Kinlund, who recently passed away. With them were Kinlund’s widow, Susie, daughter Lori Strang, and grandson Austin Andrean.

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