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Barbara Kennett

1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Barbara Kennett Obituary
Barbara Kennett, 92 of Olathe; formerly of Pittsburg died at 8 p.m. Saturday July 19, 2014 at the Medicalodge Nursing Home in Frontenac.

She was born September 2, 1921 in Opolis, KS the daughter of Walter P. and Versa Alice (Matzenbacher) Hanes.
Barbara married Joe D. Kennett on August 31, 1940 in Las Vegas, NV; he preceded her in death on March 17, 1993.         

She was a homemaker and caregiver. She also was a member of the South Broadway Baptist Church; was an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary (Pink Ladies) at Via Christi Hospital.  Was an active gift shop volunteer and door greeter at the Brookdale Living Facility in Kansas City.  She enjoyed playing bingo, working puzzles, dancing and fishing.

Survivors include 2 sons Walt Kennett and wife Elaine of Arma; Larry Kennett and wife Susan of Olathe; 2 daughters Linda Kennett-Lee and husband Matt of Tulsa, OK, Susan Carlson and husband Randy of Clay Center; 11 Grandchildren, 12 Great-grandchildren and 1 Great-great grandchild.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and a brother R.W. Hanes.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday July 24, 2014 at the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home in Pittsburg with Reverend George Powers officiating.  Burial will follow in the Highland Park Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home where friends may call after 4 p.m. Wednesday.  Condolences can be sent to  Memorial contributions can be made to the .  Memorials may be brought by or mailed to the Bath-Naylor Funeral Home 522 S. Broadway Pittsburg, KS 66762.
Published in Morning Sun on July 22, 2014
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