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Obituaries and Death Notices

George A. Keel
Services for George A. Keel will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Price Funeral Home in Kenton by Pastor Karen Rarey. Burial will be in Grove Cemetery with military graveside rites by Amvets Post 1994. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Tuesday.
He died Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2010 at his home. He was born July 25, 1918 in Kenton to Rowen Sherman and Myrtle Blanche (McCann) Keel. On May 18, 1941, he married Mary L. Conover in Kenton and she preceded him in death on May 26, 1999.
Surviving are two daughters, two grandchildren, a sister, and a brother. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Cliff Keel and Robert A. Keel and two sisters, Ellen L. Waller and Shirley J. Geiser.
He was a teacher and a coach at Marion Harding and retired from Kenton City Schools after 33 years. He was a former athletic director at Kenton and the golf coach for several years. He worked at Rockwell International for seven years after retiring from teaching and was a former manager of the Memorial Park Golf Course.
He was a 1941 graduate of Ohio Northern University with a bachelor of science degree and he later earned a masterís degree from the Ohio State University.
He was a lifetime member of the Kenton Elks Lodge 157, the Kenton Masonic Lodge, VFW Post 3333 and the "N" Men Association of ONU.
He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Theta NU Epsilon Fraternity of ONU.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he served as a gunnery officer in World War II on the William Pepper and the E.S.S. O. (Aruba) ships.
George will be remembered as a loving husband and devoted father. He had a "colorful" personality and will be missed by everyone fortunate enough to have known him.
[Kenton Times, Feb 2, 2010]

Mary G Kennedy
Obituary appeared in The Lima News Dec 21, 2000
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Oct 14, 1902 in Shanghai, China to Edward B & Sarah Lehr Kennedy
Died: Dec 20, 2000 at Lima Memorial Hospital
Survived by: nephews & a niece
Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Ada

Frank Kerr
Frank Kerr, 63, father of Mrs. Earl C. Mack, 126 N. Cole-st, was found dead in bed at his home in Kenton, Wednesday. Death was due to apoplexy. The body was removed to the Cantwell funeral home, where it will remain until Friday. It will be accompanied back to Kenton for services at the First Reformed church. Burial will be in the Bellefontaine cemetery, Bellefontaine, O.
[Lima News, Mar. 19, 1925]

Joseph Eldon Kimble
ADA, Jan. 12- Joseph Eldon Kimble, 6-week-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Kimble, died Friday night at the residence of Frances Harden, McComb. Pneumonia
caused death. Surviving besides the parents are four brothers. Russell, Richard, Vern and Duane, and a sister, Karen, all at home. Services will be held at the Preston funeral home here at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Rev. Mark Stacht of Westminster church officiating. Burial will be in Eagle Creek cemetery. The body will remain at the funeral home until services.
[Lima News, Jan 13, 1946]

Marion Kindle
Ada -- Marion Kindle, 75, died at noon yesterday at the home of his son Marion, four miles northeast of Ada. Besides his son he is survived by a brother, Lyman, of Ada, and a sister, Mrs. Minnie Coon, of Wilmington. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Dola M.P. church, of which he was a member, with Rev. E.I. Okee, pastor officiating. Burial will be in Dola cemetery. The body will remain at the Lantz funeral home until time of services.
[unknown newspaper, Oct. 2, 1940]

Robert J. Kindle
Dunkirk, Feb 23 - Funeral services for Robert J. Kindle, 63, who died in the Antonio hospital, Kenton, Sunday, after a five day illness, were held at 2 p.m. today in the Keiper funeral home here. Rev. j. M. Bambill was in charge. Burial was in Dola cemetery. He was born in Jackson-tp., Nov. 13, 1879 to John and Clarindy Devore Kindle. At the time of his death he was an employe of the Dola elevator.
[Lima News, Feb 23, 1943]

Robert L Kindle
Obituary appeared in The Lima News Apr 11, 1997
Facts Noted in Obituary
Born: Apr 5, 1957 in Bluffton to Lester & Marlene Gleason Kindle
Married: Susan K Lutz for 15 years
Occupation: farmer
Died: Apr 10, 1997 at his residence
Survived by: wife; mother; 1 son; 2 daughters; 1 brother; 1 sister
Burial: Woodlawn Cem, Ada

William A. Kinnear
Kenton- July 9- Funeral services for William A. Kinnear, 74, retired farmer, were to be held today at 3 p.m. at First Methodist church with Dr. Thomas R. Roberts, pastor, in charge. Burial was to be in Grove cemetery. He was born March 19, 1866 in Hardin-co, where he had lived his entire life. He was a prominent farmer in Lynn-tp, until two years ago when he retired and took up his residence in 338 N. Cherry-st. He was a member of all local Masonic bodies, of the Eastern Star lodge here, of First Methodist church and of the Kraft Bible class of the church.
He was married to Jessie Fults in Kenton in 1893. She survives with two daughters, Mrs. Zell Powell of Lynn-tp and Miss Dorothy Kinnear of Kenton; one foster-son, Paul Kinnear of Toledo; one brother, James Kinnear of Magnetic Springs, and several nieces and nephews.
[Lima News Jul 9, 1940]


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