McKown, Everrett Jean "Tim" Age 91, of Hamel, MN, went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 1, 2020. He was born July 12, 1928, in Springfield, Illinois, later moving to Independence, MN, and graduating from Mound High School in 1946. He served as a U.S. Army military police officer during the Korean War Conflict from 1952 to 1954, stationed in Berlin where talks concerning World War II were occurring. Tim worked as a plasterer, later starting his own company, McKown Brothers Drywall. He met the love of his life, Ruth (Hedin) McKown at Maple Plain Community Church and the two were married on August 28, 1954. Tim had many hobbies throughout his life, including flying airplanes, riding bicycles, and gardening. He served the Lord at MPCC on the Trustee Board, Mission Board, and as Church Chairman. Everrett is survived by his wife of 65 years Ruth; daughter, Kari (Brian) Borgman; daughter-in-law, Sandy McKown; grandchildren, Cody McKown, Callie (Kirk) Kenneally, Kira Borgman, Maija Borgman, Anders Borgman, and Risto Borgman; sister, Nancy Nelson; brother, Dave (Pris) McKown; nieces and nephews, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his sons, Keith and Kraig, his parents, his sister, Patricia Meyer, and brothers-in-law. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, February 5, with a visitation one hour prior at Maple Plain Community Church, 1815 Budd Avenue North. Interment at Lewis Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Missions Committee at MPCC. David Lee Funeral Home Wayzata 952-473-5577 davidleefuneralhome.com
Everrett Jean 'Tim' McKown
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