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Kenneth O Akers
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1925
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 18, 2009
Burlington
Coffey County
Kansas, USA

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Published March 20, 2009 - Iola, KS

Kenneth O. Akers, 83, of Yates Center, Kansas, died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Coffey County Hospital in Burlington, Kansas.

He was born Sept. 23, 1925, in Jackson County, Missouri, to Henry W. and Lenora (James) Akers.

He grew up near Humboldt, KS.

He joined the U.S. Navy in 1941 and served until 1946.

On March 24, 1946, he married Kathryn L. Lust in Topeka, Kansas.

After his military service he lived in Kansas City, MO, and worked for the Missouri-Pacific Railroad as a truck driver for 23 years. He also owned and operated a towing service and gas station. After his retirement 10 years ago he moved to Yates Center.

He and his wife enjoyed spending the winter months in Mission, Texas.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church in LaHarpe, KS.

He is survived by his wife, of the home; a daughter, Patricia Akers, Los Angeles, CA; a brother, James, Iola, KS; and a sister, Ruby Nicholas, Independence, KS.

Cremation has taken place. No services are planned. Inurnment will be in Yates Center Cemetery.

Memorials to Friends for Life or First United Methodist Church may be sent in care of Campbell Funeral Home, P.O. Box 188, Yates Center, KS 66783.

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 Parents:
  Henry W Akers (1874 - 1949)
  Lenora James Akers (1886 - 1945)
 
 Spouse:
  Kathryn Lois Akers (1925 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Yates Center Cemetery
Yates Center
Woodson County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Block C, Row 1, Grave 56
 
Maintained by: RisingSun
Originally Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: Mar 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35022613
Kenneth O Akers
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