Kenneth C. Daniels, 94, of Glenview formerly of New Braunfels, TX and Muscatine, IA, passed away April 26, 2014. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne; loving father of Steven (Carol) of Grinnell, IA and Scott (Karen) of Glenview, IL; proud grandfather of Chad, Major, US Army (Kim), Kevin (Monica), Kristin (Jason Wiegel), Ashley and Andrew; great grandfather of Alexander, Wesley, and Emmalene; dear brother of Marion (Jim) Finley of Muscatine, Iowa and the late Norman (Lillian) Daniels; fond uncle of Jeanne Nichting (David), Norman Daniels, Diane Daniels, the late Karen Jacobs, Janet Luedtka, Pat Finley, and Dean Finley. Ken served in the Pacific Theatre of War during WWII in the USMC, and saw action on Guadalcanal and Saipan. He was active in the Methodist Church, Rotary, Shriners and Masons. He retired from Kent Feeds as a Vice President of Marketing. After retirement, Ken and Jeanne moved to New Braunfels, where he was active at the First United Methodist Church and other civic organizations. Ken was a master gardener, wood carver, writer, harmonica musician, and water color painter. Ken was also a Toastmaster, and enjoyed social activities with friends and family. A service will be held at Chestnut Square at the Glen, 2601Chestnut Avenue, Glenview, IL 60026 on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:00PM, and in Clinton, IA at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Glenview United Methodist Church, 727 Harlem Ave., Glenview, IL, 60025, or to the USO, 2111 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1200, Arlington, VA, 22201. Arrangements by N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home, 847-998-1020.
N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home
1240 Waukegan Road Glenview, IL 60062
Published in Des Moines Register on Apr. 30, 2014