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Kenneth Jerome Leibee


1925 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Kenneth Jerome Leibee Obituary
KENNETH JEROME LEIBEE JR. June 10, 1925-Sept. 18, 2013 Passed peacefully at home in Hemet,CA. Born in Omaha, Nebraska to Margaret and Kenneth Leibee, the only son of their three children. He graduated from Omaha Central High and attended the University of Southern California. In 1948, Ken wed Gwen Agnew. They had two sons and moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico, where Ken worked for 30 years at Los Alamos National Laboratory. An athlete all of his life, he played senior softball until the age of 79. He loved pie and laughter, traveling and playing bridge. Ken remained an active, lifetime member of theTrojan Football Alumni Club, Kappa Alpha Fraternity, and the Philatelic and Numismatic Societies. Ken was preceded in death by his love of 63 years, Gwen. He leaves two devoted sons KJ and Michael; grandchildren, Kenny, Felicia, Elaina, Amanda, Brianna; ten great grandchildren and his sister, Dorthy Chaka of Omaha, Nebraska. "To live on the hearts of others is not to die". As a true gentleman of virtue and kindness he will live on forever in so many hearts. A celebration of Ken's life will be held at his home in Hemet, CA on October 25, 2013 at 2:00pm. Memorial donations can be made to: The Ranches, P.O. Box 9, Belen, NM 87002.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Oct. 17, 2013
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