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July 20, 2016 Obituaries - Kenny Brenneman
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ARTICLE DESCRIPTION:

Kenny Brenneman

1930 - 2016

Kenny Brenneman, age 86, of Keota, died Saturday, July 16, 2016, at the Keota Health Care Center. Funeral service was held Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, with Rev. Charles Fladung officiating. Burial was at Keota Cemetery with military rites by Keota V.F.W. Post #4716.

Kenny was born March 4, 1930, in Iowa City, the son of John and Floretta (Polson) Brenneman. He grew up in Wellman, moved to Keota with his family in 1941 and graduated from Keota High School. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict. Following his discharge Kenny farmed in the Keota area until retiring in 1996. He was a member of the Jaycees, where he served as President. He also served as President of Lagos Acres Country Club in 1973 and has been a member since 1963. Kenny was also a member of the American Legion and V.F.W., serving as Commander of both organizations. He also coached little league baseball for 13 years and was a 4-H leader for several years. Kenny enjoyed golfing, attending Hawkeye football games, his pets, scratching lottery tickets and was an avid Cubs fan.

Survivors include five children: Rob (Char) Brenneman of Washington, Gene (Lisa) Brenneman of Keota, Lynn Brenneman of Keota, Christi (Mark) Beenblossom of Washington and Brenda (Terry) Dunphy of Grimes; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister: Ferrol (Terry) Townsend of Longmont, Colorado and special friend: Pat Thompson of Sigourney.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial fund has been established for the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society or Lagos Acres Country Club. Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Kenny and his family. Tributes may be made at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

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