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1933 Kenneth 2017

Kenneth Martin

August 2, 1933 — November 14, 2017

Kenneth E. Martin, 84, died Tuesday (November 14, 2017) in Newton.

A native of Newton born to Roy J. and Elva Jeeter Martin, Kenneth was the last of seven siblings.

As a Drill Sergeant, he served in Korea, Viet Nam and two tours in Germany. Kenneth retired as a First Sergeant after 30 years of service.

Kenneth enjoyed painting various kinds of art work. He was always available to help people with moving and other small projects. Since he was very handy at carpentry work, Kenneth helped many small churches by doing remodeling and building.

He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene.

His wife of 49 years, Jeannine, survives at the home in Newton. They spent many hours working at the Bonita Park Family Camp Grounds in New Mexico where they enjoyed camping for many years.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday (November 17, 2017) at the Broadway Colonial Funeral Home in Newton with Chaplain David Benavides of Harry Hynes Memorial Hospice officiating. Private inurnment will be held at the Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

There will be no visitation or viewing as cremation has been effected.

Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.
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