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Kenneth W. Olmstead


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Kenneth W. Olmstead Obituary

HILLSDALE - Kenneth "Kenny" Wayne Olmstead, 64, of Frontier passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 at his home. He was born February 7, 1951 in Hillsdale to Karl and Mary Lou (Carter) Olmstead. Kenny married Susan LaRue on February 26, 1972 and she survives.

Kenny was a graduate of Camden-Frontier High School in 1969. He worked at Hillsdale Tool for nine years before becoming a truck driver. Kenny was a master woodworker. He loved watching his children and grandchildren play in all kinds of sporting events. He also enjoyed playing in his card club and camping with family. Kenny served his country in the US National Guard.

Surviving besides his wife, Susan, are two sons, Eric (Christi) Olmstead of Quincy and Aaron (Kayla) Olmstead of Fremont, IN; grandchildren, Olivia, Ethan, Harper, Ava and Elsa Olmstead, Dylan Butler and Emma Blotter; brothers, Bradley (Donna) Olmstead of Hillsdale and Douglas (Patty) Olmstead of Stryker, OH.

Kenny was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Karl "Arnie" Arno.

Memorial services for Kenny Olmstead will be Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 2 p.m. at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Pastor Kevin Phillips officiating. Visitation will be Monday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Private family interment will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County. For online condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Feb. 8, 2016
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