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Rev Kenneth N. Thengvall

Rev Kenneth N. Thengvall

Birth
Phelps County, Nebraska, USA
Death 9 Mar 2012 (aged 97)
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Burial Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 86868938 · View Source
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Rev.Kenneth N. "Ken" Thengvall of Leavenworth, KS., entered into the presence of his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, March 9, 2012. Ken was born on October 21, 1914 in Phelps County, Neb. to Nils Elmer and Edith E. (Nordstrom) Thengvall.

Ken was raised on a farm near Holdrege, NE. As a young man, Ken felt called into ministry and attended the Evangelical Free Church Bible Institute and Seminary in Chicago, graduating three years later in 1939. He served as pastor in seven Evangelical Free Churches, first in Salt Lake City where he met and married his wife of 67 years Grace (Cooley) Thengvall in 1943. They moved to California in 1945 and served churches in Oakland, Hamilton City, San Jose, Orland, Garden Grove and Yorba Linda until retirement in 1988. Even in retirement, Ken continued in ministry by visiting and encouraging people. Since 2007, Ken lived with his daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Frank Wenzel in Leavenworth, Kan.

Ken was preceded in death by: wife, Grace Thengvall in 2010, parents, and siblings, Ralph Thengvall, Orpha Murray, LeRoy Thengvall, and Robert Thengvall.

Ken is survived by: son Phil (Dotty) Thengvall, Wichita, KS.; daughter Patti (Dale) Carlson, Santa Ana, CA.; son Ray (Marilyn) Thengvall, Angels Camp, CA.; son Ken (Ellen) Thengvall, Santa Rosa, CA.; daughter Lynn (Juergen) Scherpel, Dusseldorf, Germany; daughter Kay (Frank) Wenzel, Leavenworth, KS.; son Vinton (Frances) Thengvall, Merced, CA.; 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

GateHouse News Service
Posted Mar 16, 2012


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  • Added: 16 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86868938
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Kenneth N. Thengvall (21 Oct 1914–9 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86868938, citing Mount Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .