Loren Arnold Vetsch, 63, of rural Monticello and formerly of Browerville passed away February 21, 2020 at his residence.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Feb. 28, at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville.
Loren was born Jan. 29, 1957 in Princeton, to Cletus and Delphine (Kasper) Vetsch. He graduated from St. Michael-Albertville High School in 1975. On November 16, 1991, he married Kristin M. Schacht at St. Albert’s Catholic Church in Albertville. God blessed their marriage with two children.
For 20 years, Loren had a hobby farm near Browerville. He raised beef cattle, a garden and chickens. Loren enjoyed hunting, fishing, the outdoors and playing cards with friends. He was known for always having a joke and would do just about anything to make people laugh. The biggest joy in his life was being a father to Jake and Megan and being Papa to Brecken.
Survived by his loving wife; one son, Jacob Loren (Chelsey) Vetsch of Motley; one daughter, Megan Marie Vetsch of Monticello; one grandson, Brecken; five siblings, Ronald Vetsch of Buffalo, Betty (Phillip) Horsch of Monticello, Patty (Gary) Lenz of Albertville, Marvin (Brenda) Vetsch of Silver Lake and Keith (Tara) Vetsch of Winsted; brother-in-law, Ed Brabec of Howard Lake; father-in-law, Waldo Schacht of Annandale; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Aaron (Lynn) Schacht, Stephanie (Jeff) Kraus of Kasson, Bethany (Mark) Boyat of Maple Grove, Melanie Schacht of Champlin, Mary Schacht of Annandale, Angela (Jeff) Bergstrom of Maple Lake, Colleen (Jeremy) Wallen of Stockholm, WI and Arleen Schacht of Minneapolis; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Annette Vetsch and Dorothy Brabec; two brothers, Allen and Mark Vetsch; mother-in-law, Carol Schacht and brother-in-law, Chuck Schacht.
Casket bearers were Randy Horsch, Andy Vetsch, Scott Brabec, Danny Brabec, Weston Vetsch, Kyle Vetsch and Jeff Lenz.
Arrangements were with the Peterson Chapel St. Michael-Albertville Funeral Home, www.thepetersonchapel.com.