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Mary Eleanore Miller Kennington
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1926
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 2009
Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA

Mary Eleanore Kennington, 82, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2009 at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah.

She was born December 15, 1926 in Salt Lake City, Utah, a daughter of Denman Hector Miller and Viola Florence Draney.

Her early years were spent in Auburn, Wyoming. She graduated from Star Valley High School and earned a Nursing Degree from the University of Utah.

She married Lester Gordon Kennington on October 12, 1948 in the Logan L.D.S. Temple. They were blessed with six children. They made their home and raised their children in North Salt Lake, Utah.

She worked as a surgical nurse at L.D.S. Hospital. Eleanore served faithfully in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in many positions, including 10 years as Stake Relief Society President. She served a mission with her husband at the visitor's center at Winter Quarters, Nebraska.

She enjoyed camping with her family, quilting, crocheting, and she had a great love for books. She loved singing, dancing, and playing the piano. She was a dedicated wife and mother.

She is survived by three children and their spouses, Kathy and Collin Wood, Centerville; Saundra and Corey Dinsdale, Harrisville; Robert and Bonnie Kennington, Kaysville; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; and by her sisters Ruth and Joyce and a brother Earl. She was preceded in death by her husband Lester, sons Kirk and Jay, and her daughter Susan K. Crowther.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main Street, Bountiful, Utah. Friends may call at Russon Brothers on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Thursday, April 30, 2009 from 1:00 to 1:45 p.m.
Interment will be held in Auburn, Wyoming on Friday, May 1, 2009 at 1 p.m.

Published in the Deseret News on 4/28/2009. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Denman Hector Miller (1902 - 1983)
  Viola Florence Draney Miller (1906 - 1991)
 
 Spouses:
  Frank Eugene McKusker (1924 - 1993)
  Lester Gordon Kennington (1919 - 2007)*
 
 Children:
  Kirk M. Kennington (1948 - 1950)*
  Jay H. Kennington (1951 - 1951)*
  Susan Kay Kennington Crowther (1953 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Married Frank Eugene McKusker 3 Jun 1946, Marriage annulled.
 
Burial:
Auburn Cemetery
Auburn
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA
 
Maintained by: Michal
Originally Created by: Ryan Curtis
Record added: May 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36706273
Mary Eleanore <i>Miller</i> Kennington
Added by: Ryan Curtis
 
 
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Love and miss you Aunt Eleanore.
- Michal
 Added: Sep. 19, 2011

- John & Kitty
 Added: Jun. 1, 2011

- Ryan Curtis
 Added: May. 4, 2009
 
 
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