Joe K. Langenbau, age 58, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2022, at Hutchinson Health in Hutchinson.
Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 31, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with interment at a later date.
Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 9:00-11:00 A.M., two hours prior to the service at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
Memorials preferred to the Faith Lutheran Church Mission Trip.
Joe Kevin Langenbau was born on October 12, 1964, in Benson, Minnesota. He was the son of August and Anecia “Nissy” (Parker) Langenbau. Joe was baptized as an infant on October 12, 1965, and later confirmed in his faith as a youth on April 27, 1980, at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Stewart, Minnesota. Joe attended Stewart Public School. He enjoyed choir, playing the trumpet, and wrestling. Joe graduated in May of 1983 from Stewart, with a class of 27 students.
After graduation, Joe proceeded in the field of construction for many years, The last few years of his life, Joe took discipleship classes and went through bible training. He did street ministry for the past three years. One of his favorite quotes became: “Have a super spectacular day and you can put sprinkles on top.” Joe enjoyed hunting, playing pool, shaking dice and being with family and friends. He lived in many different states, but came home to be with family and resided in Hutchinson his last few months.
Joe passed away on Monday, December 26, 2022, at Hutchinson Health, at the age of 58 years. He was able to be an eye donor in hopes of giving someone the gift of sight.
God Bless Joe’s memory. He is resting in peace.
Joe is survived by his:
Mother, Anecia “Nissy” Langenbau of Hutchinson, MN;
Sisters, Susan Fenstra and her husband, Chuck of Fifty Lakes, MN,
Cindy Schweiss and her husband, Dave of Hutchinson, MN,
Jean Settergren and her husband, Richard of Hutchinson, MN;
Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Joe is preceded in death by his Father, August Langenbau; Brother, Robert Langenbau; Grandparents, Truman and Carrie Langenbau, Fred and Helen Parker.
Beth Nowak says
Goodbye Joe I know you are having a blast starting your new life until we meet again.
Ericka Iverson says
im so sorry to hear this! prayers and hugs for all my favorite cousins and great auntie nissie
RIP Joe you now are with your Heavenly father at home, enjoy we will all miss you.
Linda Christen says
I had some great, fun times with you Joe. I enjoyed your smile & humor. Riding bike & camping. Shooting pool & playing Five Straight & Scrabble. Hard working. Giving. A Bull at times but yet sensitive. I hope you have finally found the peace & happiness you longed for & deserve. God bless you, Joe!
And God bless you, Nissy,
& family. Love, Linda
Julianna Brooks says
Cindy and Dave so sorry to hear about your loss . From Ray and Julianna Brooks