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Lester Gordon Kennington
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1919
Auburn
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 2007
Ogden
Weber County
Utah, USA

Lester Gordon Kennington, 87, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2007, at McKay Dee hospital in Ogden Utah.
He was born November 25, 1919 in Auburn, a son of Joseph Hyrum and Sarah Jane Walton Kennington. His early years were spent in Auburn, graduating from Star Valley High School and attending Utah State University.
He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the South Pacific. Upon returning, he married Mary Eleanore Miller on October 12, 1948 in the Logan LDS Temple. they were blessed with six children. they made their home and raised their children in North Salt Lake. he worked at Caribou Oil in Woods Cross.
Lester served faithfully in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served as a leader of young men, on the High Council, as Bishop, a temple ordinance worker, and served a mission with his wife as director of the visitor's center at Winter Quarters, Nebraska.
He enjoyed hard work and giving service to others. He was friendly, kind and loving, especially to his family.
He is survived by his dear wife and three children and their spouses, Kathy and Collin Wood, Centerville; Saundra and Corey Dinsdale, Harrisville; Robert and Bonnie Kennington, Kaysville; 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and by his brother, Lloyd, and sister, Alta.
He was preceded in death by his sons, Kirk and Jay, a daughter Susan K. Crowther, and seven siblings.
Funeral services were held on Monday, July 9, 2007, in Utah. Interment took place in Auburn Cemetery on Tuesday July 10. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Hyrum Kennington (1878 - 1945)
  Sarah Jane Walton Kennington (1878 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Eleanore Miller Kennington (1926 - 2009)
 
 Children:
  Kirk M. Kennington (1948 - 1950)*
  Jay H. Kennington (1951 - 1951)*
  Susan Kay Kennington Crowther (1953 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Hyrum Augustine Kennington (1903 - 1923)*
  Larissa Kennington Wilkes (1904 - 1991)*
  Joseph William Kennington (1906 - 1993)*
  Tressa Elizabeth Kennington Haderlie (1908 - 1963)*
  Arthur Walton Kennington (1910 - 1910)*
  Alta May Kennington McCombs (1911 - 2008)*
  Lloyd C Kennington (1918 - 2010)*
  Lester Gordon Kennington (1919 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Auburn Cemetery
Auburn
Lincoln County
Wyoming, USA
 
Created by: Carol STEVENS
Record added: Mar 03, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25022311
Lester Gordon Kennington
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Love and miss you Uncle Lester.
- Michal
 Added: Sep. 19, 2011

- John & Kitty
 Added: Jun. 1, 2011
Rest in peace.
- BrixtonWy
 Added: May. 21, 2008
 
 
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