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 John Kehring

John Kehring

Birth
Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Death 21 Mar 2011 (aged 77)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 67511446 · View Source
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John Kehring died at Ryan Home Hospice in Phoenix at the age of 77. He succumbed to Myelo-Displastic Syndrome (MDS) a form of Leukemia.

John was born in Chicago, IL and grew up in Parma, MI. He served honorably and with distinction in the US Navy for 20 years from 1952-1972, serving tours in Washington D.C., San Diego, Adak, Alaska, and finally retiring as a Senior Chief Data Processing Technician in 1972 while stationed in Subic Bay, Philippines. Additionally, he served with honor and distinction in the US Customs Service for 20 years from 1975-1995, serving tours in Nogales, AZ; Sasabe, AZ and finally retiring in 1995 as the Yuma Port Director.

John is survived by his beautiful wife of 57 years, Ruth Kehring of Yuma; half-brother Robert (Sandy) Record of MI; daughter Joyce (Roger) Riggs of Yuma; and sons John (Julie) Kehring of Tucson; and Jeff (Becky) Kehring of Poulsbo, WA. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at Sunset Vista Funeral Home, 11357 E. 40th St. in Yuma this Saturday, 26 March, 2011 at 2:00 P.M.. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Hospice of Yuma.


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  • Created by: Marilyn
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67511446
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Kehring (1 Dec 1933–21 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67511446, citing Sunset Vista Funeral Home & Cemetery, Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Marilyn (contributor 47077044) .