Lake Havasu City, AZ
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Kenneth James Hartnell
Kenneth James Hartnell, 81, passed away peacefully into eternal life on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, in Lake Havasu City, AZ, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born Sept. 17, 1931 in Santa Maria, to George William Hartnell and Mary Magdalene Storm. He was raised in Salinas and served in Korea with the United States Navy.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Shirley Jean; his sisters, Dolores Seydel and Eileen Morrison; his children, Catharine (Tim) Branson, Benjamin (Laura), William, Janet (Tim) Haffey, Rebecca (Kevin) Branson, Paul (Kami), Mary Lindstedt, John (Stephanie); 30 grandchildren, and 29 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, George and Jimmy; his sisters, Marie, Jean, Pat, and Joanne; his son Michael; and his grandsons, Kenny and Darin.
His Rosary was held Friday, April 19, 2013, at the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel, in Flagstaff, AZ. His Funeral Mass was held April 20, 2013, at the same location. His burial was at Calvary Cemetary, which was followed by a celebration of life at St. Pius Church, in Flagstaff, AZ.
Condolences and/or memories may be shared with his family online at www.norvelowensmortuary.com
Published in The Salinas Californian on May 4, 2013