Kenneth Lyle Mohney
July 24, 1921 - December 3, 2013
Kenneth Lyle Mohney, 92, was born July 24, 1921. He loved hiking and camping in the outdoors. As a gentle, caring man he cherished spending time with his friends and family.
Ken joined the navy on February 20, 1942. In total he served 25 months at Pearl Harbor.
He taught for 27 years until his retirement in 1981.
On June 7, 1959 he married Grace Shields Mohney. They were certified Foster Parents and cared for over 250 children.
Ken is preceded in death by his father, Russell Sr., Loving mother Clara, Brothers Russell Jr. and Jim, and his wife Grace. He leaves three sons, one daughter, and 9 grandchildren (and one cat).
Ken requests in lieu of flowers that donations be made to either the Nature Conversancy or Friends of Felines in Salem Oregon.
A public Celebration of Life will be held Thursday, December 12th, 2013 at the Scottish Rite Temple.
Published in StatesmanJournal on Dec. 11, 2013
Barrick Funeral Home
205 Church St Se Salem, OR 97301