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Kenneth Alexander Munro

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MUNRO, KENNETH ALEXANDER Passed away on July 25, 2006, following a long battle with diabetes. Ken was 82 years old and a 35 year resident of Riverside. He was born in Los Angeles, California on August 26, 1923. His mother Isabelle, was a Scottish immigrant from Edinburgh, Scotland and his father was a tile setter from Los Angeles and a WWI veteran. He is survived by his loving wife, Berniece, of 35 years whose undying devotion to her husband allowed all of his family and friends to share many years with him. He is also survived by 6 children. His 2 sons, Kenneth (wife, Sherry), and Dennis (wife, Lorene) and his daughter, Bonnie (husband, Rex Varney), his 3 step-sons Mike Allan,Kenny Allan and Tom Allan (wife, Lisa) & 13 grandchildren. Kenneth was a U.S. Navy WWII Veteran and served 4 years aboard the great Battleship USS PENNSYLVANIA BB38 in the Pacific. He was a Machinist Mate 1st Class in "A" Division. Kenneth worked for Bell Telephone Company for several years and then became a firefighter for the city of Pasadena, California for 22 years. Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 28, 2006 at Akes Family Funeral Home, 9695 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503, (951) 785-4071. He will be buried at Riverside National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to the Diabetes Foundation or call 1-800-DIABETES, 1-800-342-2383
Published in Press-Enterprise on July 27, 2006
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