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Marvin T Kennedy

July 16, 1929 August 30, 2018
Marvin T Kennedy
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Obituary for Marvin T Kennedy

Marvin Kennedy, age 89 of Kelley, passed away August 30, 2018 at Northridge Village in Ames.

Following his wishes, Marvin has been cremated. A Celebration of Life service will be 1:30 pm Monday, September 3, at Bethany Lutheran Church in Kelley. Burial of his cremains will be in the Kelley Cemetery.

Marvin Thomas Kennedy was born on July 16, 1929 to Howard and Gladys (Peterson) Kennedy. He served in the United States Army from 1951 until 1953. Marvin married Alberta Hagen on March 24, 1951 at Bethesda Lutheran Church. He was an owner/operator of M.T Kennedy Trucking company and and enjoyed wood working, having coffee and visiting with his friends, telling jokes, and spending time with his family. Marvin was elected Mayor of Kelley in 1961 until his retirement in 1981.

He is preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Herman Kennedy, Don Kennedy, Lawrence Kennedy, Richard Kennedy; and his sister, Ruth Montague. Marvin is survived by his wife, Alberta; three daughters; Susan (Wayne) Harris of Ames, Sheryl (Ronald) Kamps of Slater, Michelle (Chris) Rembert of Ankeny; one son; Alan (Christine) Kennedy of Huxley; nine grandchildren, Scott (Debbie) Harris, Melissa (Vitaly) Pecharsky, Bradley (Angela) Kamps, Ryan (Amy) Kamps, Tiara Kennedy, Cameron Kennedy, Connor Perry and Aidan Perry, Megan Rembert; brother, John Kennedy of Ames; sister, Doris Stark of Mardrid; thirteen great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family who will distribute to Marvin's favorite charities.

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Celebration of Life




1:30 PM 9/3/2018 1:30:00 PM - 2:30 PM 9/3/2018 2:30:00 PM
Bethany Lutheran Church

609 Giddings St.
Kelley, IA 50134

Bethany Lutheran Church
609 Giddings St. Kelley 50134 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Kelley City Cemetery Final Resting Place

28064 520th Avenue
Kelley, IA 50134

28064 520th Avenue Kelley 50134 IA
United States

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