|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1889|
|Death: ||Jun. 30, 1978|
Kennel, Peter R., son of Peter, Sr., and Katherina (Roth) Kennel, was born at Milford, Neb., Mar. 27, 1889; died at Sunset Home, Geneva, Neb., June 30, 1978; aged 88 y. On Oct. 16, 1911, he was married to Anna Reeb, who died on Feb. 5, 1975. Surviving are one daughter (Fern Mrs. Joe Springer), 5 sons (Harry, Lester, Mahlon, Willard, and Leroy), 22 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and one brother (Louis). He was ordained to the ministry on Aug. 26, 1928, and to the office of bishop on Dec. 10, 1933. He served the Salem congregation and had bishop oversight of other Nebraska congregations. He was a member of Salem Mennonite Church, where funeral services were held on July 3, in charge of Lee Schlegel, Fred Reeb, and Leland Oswald; interment in Salem cemetery.
Mahlon V. Kennel (1923 - 2008)*
Created by: Tom Crago
Record added: Apr 28, 2009
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