K.J. Hovden, 19, of Decorah, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, 307 West Main Street, Decorah, , with Rev. Phillip Gibbs presiding. Burial is in the Russell Cemetery, Decorah. Friends may call from 3-7 p.m., Monday, May 27, and also from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday morning at the Schluter - Balik Funeral Home in Decorah. K.J. is survived by his father, Daryl Hovden, Decorah; and his mother, Linda Hovden, Waterloo; two brothers, Andy Hovden and Jake Hovden, both of Decorah; his paternal grandparents, Marvin and Donna Hovden, Decorah; aunts and uncles: David Hovden, Decorah; Dan (Sally) Hovden, Decorah; Denise (Gary) Baumler, Decorah; Dean (Rhonda) Hovden, Dale (Tina) Hovden, Decorah; and Patrick (Susan) Brady, Cape May, N.J.; cousins: Tera (Kevin) Mathis and sons, Tessa (John) Wangsness and children, Shawna, Molly, Maggie and Knute Hovden, Caven and Carston Baumler, Hannah (Jordan) Young, Heath Hovden, Kelsey and Kenzie Hovden; special friend, Megan Lien and the Gary and Patty Lien family, Calmar. K.J. was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Chris and Evelyn (Blossems) Brady.