Caleb Robert Nystuen, 28, of Kenyon, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, from complications of diabetes and the flu. He was born Aug. 17, 1988, in Rochester, the son of Brian and Jane (Callister) Nystuen. He lived in Dodge Center until age 4 when he moved with his family to the family farm in Holden Township near Kenyon. Caleb was home-schooled and enjoyed competing in sporting events. He continued his education at the community college in Faribault. Caleb enjoyed any job where he could work with his hands. He was currently employed at Americold in Zumbrota. He loved the outdoors, including deer hunting and caring for animals on the farm. He greatly enjoyed spending time with his nieces and nephews. He was devoted and loyal to his family and especially protective of his mother. If he saw a task that needed to be completed, he would just do it without being asked. He is survived by his parents, Brian and Jane, of Kenyon; siblings, Calli (Steven) Walstad, of Buffalo, and their children, Avery, Caden, and Elijah; Joshua Nystuen, of Kenyon, and his children, Grace, Seth and Evelyn; Brianna (James) Jarvis, of Wanamingo, and their children, Logan, Landon and Layla; Jacob Nystuen, of Kenyon, and Benjamin Nystuen, of Kenyon; uncles, David (Linda) Nystuen, of Stewartville, and Richard (Kristine) Nystuen, of Kenyon; aunt, Sharon (Bob) Lowe, of Florida; and many cousins and other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Maurice and Evelyn Nystuen and Franklin and Beulah Callister; and an uncle, Robert Nystuen. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, and 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, all at New Life Church in Wanamingo. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at New Life Church in Wanamingo, with the Rev. Pat McBride officiating. Interment will be in the Kenyon Cemetery.
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