Kenneth Ray Callahan (1937 - 2017)

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Kenneth Ray Callahan, born June 11, 1937 in Tulare, CA, passed away December 2, 2017. He enjoyed fishing and his real passion was hunting. He was a life-long carpenter. Side-occupations included serving in the National Guard, driving an ambulance, and serving as a volunteer fireman. Kenneth moved his family from Delano, California to Juneau, Alaska in 1979. There he continued in construction with his dad and brother, Richard. He coached Little League baseball for ten years and became an Alaska state archery champion several times. Upon retiring in 2003 he and Pat relocated to Winston, Oregon.
He is survived by his wife Pat Knowlton Callahan of 60 years, his sisters Betty Wray and Beverly Harker, brother Richard Callahan and his seven children; Larry, Sandra Mast, Diane White, Sharon Smith, Stanley, Matthew and Paul, plus eleven grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents Travis and Mae Callahan, sister Barbara Brannan, and brothers Donald and Robert Callahan. Services will be held December 5th 2017, 11:00 AM at the Missionary Baptist Church in Winston.
Published in The Juneau Empire from Dec. 6, 2017 to Jan. 5, 2018
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