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Father Thomas Kisting, 57, died in a vehicle accident near Hill City on Saturday, November 6, 2004. Father Kisting was born on May 22, 1947 in Dubuque, Iowa and was ordained for the Archdioocese of Dubuque on March 31, 1973. His assignments included parishes in Hibbing, Cohasset, Deer River, Remer, and Longville. Father Kisting taught in the diocesan catechesis program and was on his way home from a presentation when he died. He is survived by a brother, Mark (Kathy) and his family in Dubuque. The mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, November 11, 2004 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Pine River, Bishop Dennis Schnurr presiding. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Garnavilo, Iowa.