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Kenneth WHARTON Jr.

1935 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Kenneth WHARTON Jr. Obituary
Born in St. Paul, MN, April 3, 1935, formerly of Mahtomedi preceded in death by his parents Kenneth E. and Marie Wharton, survived by sister, Jeri of Shoreview, daughters, Larae (Mike) Copeland, Lureen (Brad Kluegel and son, Bruce (Susi) Wharton, grandchildren: Cade and Carleigh Copeland, Tymina (Browerton), Haley and Hunter Kluegel, Amber (Butler), Amely, Kylie and Lilly Wharton and great-grandchildren: Ava, Bradley and Curran. Kenneth (Bud) Wharton graduated from Wilson High School in '53, spent 3 years in the US Army '54-'57, one stateside, two in W. Germany; BS, Macalester College '60; MA University of Minnesota '67. Wharton taught school one year in St. Paul and thirty years in Mahtomedi, MN. He ran for County Commissioner in '70 and Congress in '72 and in retirement was elected to the Fountain Hills, AZ School Board in '92. Active in educational politics as well he attended two National MEA Conferences and represented the 6th District of Arizona at the National School Boards Association Convention in Washington D.C. He wants to thank his family and many friends here in the US and also in Germany, Denmark, Czek Rep. and China for a lifetime of happiness and good times. Visitation will be THURSDAY from 4-8 PM at MUELLER LAKE MORTUARY, 4738 Bald Eagle Ave. at 3rd St., White Bear Lake with a Memorial Service at 7 PM.
Published in Pioneer Press from June 22 to June 25, 2014
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