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Kenneth Gordon Jares


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Kenneth Gordon Jares

Reno - Kenneth Gordon Jares, 87, died July 8, 2018 in Reno, NV. He was born May 17, 1931 in Cass County, Minnesota to Tony and Mary Jares. Ken was a general contractor building many custom homes in the area until his retirement in 1990; he enjoyed hunting, fishing, his horses, baseball, gardening, video poker and watching the wild horses near his home. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend. Mr. Jares is survived by children, Barbara Routledge (Everett, WA), Sandra Cardinal (Reno), Doug (Tammy) Jares (Reno); 5 grandchildren, Erin Routledge, Matthew and Brendan Cardinal, Alex (Sarah) and Cory (Christina) Jares; two great granddaughters, Braelynn and Penelope Jares; brother, Frank (Minnesota); sister, Kay (Minnesota); and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Jeanette, parents, sisters, Marian and Violet and brothers, Henry, Harold, Tommy, Donald, and Floyd. Private services will be held.
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on July 11, 2018
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