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Kenneth L. Vaughan

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KENNETH L. VAUGHAN

Kenneth L. Vaughan, 87, passed away peacefully in Chico, CA on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008. He was born in Oroville, CA on April 30, 1921 to John Louis and Kate Alice Vaughan.

He was raised in Oroville and graduated from Oroville High School in 1939. He served in the US Air Force followed by a civil service career with Edwards Air Force Base in Lancaster, CA from 1961 until retiring in 1984. As an aerospace engineer at Edwards AFB, he worked on many satellites projects and the space shuttle program.

He was a life long member of the Forbestown Table Mountain Masonic Lodge #50. He enjoyed world travel and RVing throughout the US, making friends where ever he went. He loved helping people and spending time with family and friends.

Ken was preceded in death by his wife, Millie and his brother, Olman. He is survived by 3 nieces: Patricia Detwiler Vaughan of Paradise, Jo Scott of Forest Ranch and Margaret Mundt of Paradise; 2 great-nieces and very close friend, Larry Smith of Coquille, OR.

Graveside services will be held Monday, Oct. 27, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at Cherokee Cemetery on Table Mountain in Oroville, CA.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Neptune Society of No. CA, Chico Branch.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Oct. 23, 2008
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