Kyle Rokke, 40, of Crystal, MN formerly of Thief River Falls, MN passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at his residence with his loving parents Howard and JoAnne Rokke, fiancée Lauren Virta and her mother Karen Virta by his side.

A Service to Celebrate Kyle’s life and visitation will be announced when we are allowed to gather.

Kyle Justin Rokke was born February 7, 1980 in Thief River Falls, MN the son of Howard Michael and JoAnne Rachel (Riveness) Rokke. He attended Washington Elementary, Franklin Middle School and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1998.

While attending High School he was involved in drama, band, choir, and lead roles in several musicals. Kyle wrote poems, songs, and music. He also enjoyed recording his singing with his beautiful voice and guitar playing. After high school he attended Northland College in Thief River Falls and Concordia College in Moorhead.

He was employed in the Minneapolis area in the travel industry and later worked many years as a debt recovery specialist.

Kyle was an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan and it brought him much joy when they won the Super Bowl this year.

Kyle is survived by his parents, brother Kris and his wife Cherie, niece Anika and fiancée Lauren Virta, aunts and uncles Harriet Roberts of Coon Rapids, Bethany Riveness of Minneapolis, Paul and Myrle Riveness of Blaine, Clara Ost of McAllen, Texas, Jennie Standfield and David of Punta Gorda, Florida, Sharon and Jerry Speilberg of Cape Coral, Florida, Phil Riveness of Minneapolis and many cousins. Also survived by his loving dog Costello, and his cat KC.

Kyle is preceded in death by his grandparents Milford and Irene Rokke, Pastor J.A.and Ruth Riveness and Uncle David Riveness.


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