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Bruce L. Kennedy
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Birth: Jul. 27, 1934
Page
Holt County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 2013
Gothenburg
Dawson County
Nebraska, USA




Bruce L. Kennedy, 78, of Gothenburg, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013 in Gothenburg.

Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church, June 12, 2013 at 11a.m. with the Rev. Matt Coplen officiating.
Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg is in charge of the arrangements.Private interment will be in the Gothenburg Cemetery in Gothenburg.

Bruce was born July 27, 1934 in Page, son of J.M. "Ket" Kennedy and Catherine (Loy) Kennedy.

Bruce grew up in Page and Ainsworth and graduated from Ainsworth High School. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1956. He later attended UNL. He married Joanne Carr on Dec. 22, 1957 at Ainsworth. Bruce lived at Gothenburg for the last 38 years and worked for Cargill. He retired from Cargill in 1996 after over 20 years of service.

Bruce enjoyed antiques, flower gardening, and especially spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He was an active member of the Gothenburg Presbyterian Church and a former Gosper and Dawson County CASA board member.

Surviving are his daughter, Dana (Mike Weckesser) Kennedy of Reston, Va.; two sons, Jeffrey M. Kennedy of Gothenburg, Jason (Anne) Kennedy of McCook; five grandchildren, Tyler Weckesser of Reston, Andrew Kennedy of Kearney, Kristin Kennedy of Kearney, Mari Kennedy of McCook, Anna Kennedy of McCook; two sisters, Jeane Sorensen of O'Neill, Louise Spear of Ann Arbor, Mich.; mother-in-law, Miriam Carr of Springview; brother-in-law, Harley (Sharon) Carr of Omaha; sister-in-law, Helen Kennedy of Texas; special friend, Carol (Rose) Einspahr of Liberty, Mo., along with many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Bruce was preceded in death by wife, Joanne Kay Kennedy; an infant child; his parents; grandson, Alex Weckesser; brother Duane Kennedy; father-in-law, Armand Carr and brother-in-law, William Sorensen.

Blase-Strauser Memorial Chapel in Gothenburg is in charge of the arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Marquette Kennedy (1905 - 1990)
  Catherine Loy Kennedy (1908 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Joanne K Carr Kennedy (1936 - 2005)
 
Note: Thanks to Contributor #46492390 for parental links
 
Burial:
Gothenburg Cemetery
Gothenburg
Dawson County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: GLG
Record added: Jun 04, 2013
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Bruce L. Kennedy
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