Age 78 of St. Paul. Passed away on January 4, 2013. He is preceded in death by parents Esther and Richard Magnuson Sr. Survived by brother Richard Magnuson Jr. (Diane) of Edina; nephew Peter (Suzanne) and their children Madeleine, Olivia, and Erik of Edina; nephew Jeffery of Washington D.C. and niece Kristin (Felipe Santos) of Brooklyn, New York. Ken was born and raised in Ashland, WI. After High School, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served as an aircraft radio repairman. He spent part of his tour in Germany. He later worked for Northwest Airlines, Delaney, Joyce & Odell travel Agency, and in retriremant, for Hertz. He will be missed by all who knew him. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, January 11 at 11:00 AM at O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home, 575 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul (651) 698-0796. Visitation one hour prior until start of service Friday. Interment will take place at a later date in Ashland. In Lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Salvation Army.