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Kevin R. Rehfeldt, 54, of Loves Park, passed away on August 14, 2018. He was born on March 29, 1964 in Rockford, the son of Robert and Frances (Crone) Rehfeldt. Kevin received his bachelor's degree, was a youth director at Trinity Lutheran Church for over 20 years and most recently, employed at General Mills.
He is survived by his children, Cortney and Makenzie Rehfeldt; parents, Robert and Frances Rehfeldt; sister, Kimberly Rehfeldt; and the mother of his children, Rebecca Rehfeldt.
Visitation will be Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at Fred C. Olson Chapel, 1001 2nd Ave., Rockford . Funeral Services will be at 11:00 am on Monday, August 20, 2018 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 200 N. First St., Rockford, with a visitation prior to the service from 10:00 to 10:45 am. Burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the family for a memorial to be established in Kevin's name

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  1. Peggy Lundstrum

    So sorry to hear about Kevin's passing. Sending prayers of comfort on this heartbreaking journey. Faith and believing in God's power to heal your family thru the coming days!

  2. Caroline Anderson

    Kevin was such a positive influence in both of my daughters lives as they grew up with the youth groups at Trinity. They loved him and counted him as a friend. Thanks Kevin for all you did for all of the "kids" at Trinity and their mother too.

  3. Carol Carlson Sinnaeve

    My first husband was a Fireman and I know both of you Bob and Fran. Our boys were work out friends at East High school. My heart goes out to you at this sad time. May God comfort you. Praise the Lord you will see your son again in Heaven.

  4. Gary Omark

    I didn't know Kevin very well but I know he was best friends with Brett Gustafson who used to work for me. Brett was a youth director at Zion Lutheran for a short while after he left my shop. Working with young people was his dream job and I believe it was Kevin's also. Brett passed away about 3 or 4 years ago: Too young. As was Kevin's passing. I have known the Crone family for years and was involved with John and Harry in Boy Scouts. My sympathy to the entire family as you mourn the lose of you loved one; Kevin. God Bless each of you.

  5. Karen Harkonen Dreyer

    Hi Kim and Family, We remember you all and are so sorry to hear of your great loss. Sweet little redheaded boy..... God bless you, Karen and family.

  6. Larry Bauer

    I preceded Kevin at Trinity and knew him from Zion days. My deepest sympathies to his family. May he rest forever in god's hands.

  7. Phil Peterson

    I am so sorry to hear of Kevin‘s passing. I was youth director at Zion Lutheran when Kevin was just starting at Trinity Lutheran. Our youth groups did many things together: softball, broom ball, dances, overnights, etc etc. Kevin and I spent many hours sharing strategies, praying and visiting local high schools together. He was a great guy. He will be missed.

  8. Mark Livingston

    So sorry to hear about the passing of Kevin. I knew Kevin as a Kid. He was always very kind and giving to everyone. My sympathy to his family.

  9. Heidi Wahlmark

    So many memories â€" helping with junior high youth at Zion, his bike rides, Carthage, NYE, mud volleyball, and numerous others. He was a really good friend and I'm sad we lost touch.

  10. Paul and Dianne Cottrill

    So sorry for your loss your in our thoughts and prayers.

  11. Anne Harkonen Petrone

    Kevin was one of my very first friends, way back when we were just 8 or 9. He was very funny! I hadn't seen him for many, many years, but it sounds like he turned out to be a great guy and will be dearly missed. My sympathies to all of you.

  12. Iris (Enneking) Gray

    Kevin was such a great positive influence in my life. I will never forget all the great memories from NYG, softball, youth group, and all the crazy places we took that van! He will be greatly missed. Kevin did the Lord's work here on earth, now he is resting with our Father in heaven.

  13. Kerri Lundberg Eastham

    Kevin was my youth group leader at Trinity years ago, when he was fresh out of college. He was wonderful; he was very patient with a bunch of too-giggley middle school kids. He was laid back and relatable, loading us all in the church van on Wednesday evenings and taking us various places. He made church a place we wanted to be, and he was quick to laugh with us. I can still see him in his office chuckling, and I have many good memories of that time in my life that involve him. My thoughts are with you all during this time.

  14. Kathy Pedersen

    My sympathy to you Kim. I too lost my brother at 50. Way too soon. That' s just not suppose to happen

  15. beth bailes

    my son josh bailes thought the world of him.heaven got a great guy

  16. Cathy Adams

    There are no words I can say that will let you know the sadness & thoughts I have for all of you. Just know that there are prayers for all of you.

  17. Sharon Dean Yagla

    Wow 😮 Words cannot express how missed he will be... he touched so many lives... Bless you Becky and girls ðŸ'•

  18. Bob LeHew

    Bob and Fran, we were so surprised to hear of your loss. I wish we could attend the funeral but we will be out of town. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Love Bob and Marge

  19. Doreen Johnson & Darcie Powelson

    Thank you Kevin, for changing the Trinity youth group around for the better and making it fun again for so, so many years! We always wanted to be a part of all the fun activities. You helped so many people, in so many ways over the years. Kevin was the big brother we never had. We have tons of fun memories to cherish...Bethepage, Camp Lutherdale, softball, the Boundary Waters (THAT was a LONG week), church overnights, and so many more. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family during this very difficult time. P.S. He was my best friend for the important years! (Doreen “knob”) P.S.S. Thanks for putting up with me and Tina for so many years. (Darcie)

  20. Paul Kermgard

    So many good memories related to Kevin's robust personality as we participated together in Zion's youth programs. My heart goes out to his children and his sister, Kim.

  21. Michel Bengtson

    My deepest condolences!

  22. Robert and Lynn Myers

    So young to leave us. Very sorry for your loss.

  23. Linda Kilbreath

    So sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. He was far to young and will be greatly missed. He was a great man and father.

  24. Kathy Whitney

    Our love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you--Cortney, Makenzie, Becky, bob and Fran, Kim, and Sue. May the grace and peace of God comfort you and surround you right now. Though we're still in shock from his passing, we have the assurance that God walks with us on this path, and grieves with us. God bless all of you--Kathy, Lee and Ben

  25. Dori Garman

    I am so sad to see this. Kevin brought so much joy and love for God to my life and to many other kids life. He is the type of person you never forget. I am sending my love and prayers to his family and friends.

  26. Becky McKillip

    You inspired so many people. We will all feel the loss. Prayers to your family. You are now in the comfort of God's arms. Until we meet again.

  27. Tom Reed

    Fond memories from youth group at Trinity. He will be missed.

  28. Linda Castro-Sebena

    I didn't work with Kevin directly. But we did work in the same area at General Mills. My prayers are with you all. RIP Kevin. May God have you wrapped in His Loving Arms.

  29. Ronthel Payne

    I would like to offer my sincere condolences to the family. Kevin and I worked together at General Mills.

  30. Patrick and ellen moroney

    I am so sad to hear this. A lot of fun with this guy. Love you brother

  31. John Hurley

    So sorry for your loss, Bob. You have our sincere condolences.

  32. Linda Wennmacher

    Kevin was a light that shined brightly. He was a wonderful man that loved both the people and mission of Bethphage (Mosaic). Kevin's love of others was a true gift from God. He will be missed by many.

  33. Kelly hutsell-cook, Jamie, Chelsea and cierra

    I will never forget chaperoning the teens together at a Christian retreat concert.kevins truly with God now. Prayers to his family.

  34. Bill and Jean Samples

    We are so sorry for your loss. We worked with Kevin at GMI . He will be missed, he was a good man.

  35. Kristie Kosowiec-Burke

    It breaks my heart to hear about Kevin and his passing! I have a lot of fond memories of Kevin. Sending prayers and healing thoughts for the family.

  36. Cathy

    I am so sorry I can't make it due to my work schedule!! You are all in my heart and prayers!! Condolences

  37. Kathy Frumoff

    Thinking about and praying for you at this time of sorrow. Kevin was a great man who touched many young lives, and led them to know their Lord and Savior. He now soars on eagles wings and rests in the Palm of His hand. My love, thoughts and prayers to all.

  38. Vicki Bowgren Akerman

    So sorry to hear this. I have nice childhood memories. Such a nice person when we were growing up.

  39. Steve Randel

    I am so sorry for your loss. I went to school with Kevin from 3rd grade till graduation. Such a nice guy. Prayers for all the family.

  40. Noel Visperas

    I had the opportunity to work with Kevin and have many good memories playing softball. He will be truly missed. May you Rest In Peace my friend. My Condolences to the family.

  41. Megan McIntyre

    I am so very for this great loss. He was a wonderful man and a great mentor to my son Alex. He was fabulous with all the youth he mentored over the years.


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