Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew 1932 - 2017
MOLINE, IL - Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew, 84, of Moline, Ill., passed peacefully on Jan. 9, 2017, at Rosewood Healthcare Center in Northbrook, Ill.
Alonzo H. Kenniebrew was born Jan. 30, 1932, in Evanston, Ill., to Jessie Mae Schultz Kenniebrew and Dr. Alonzo Homer Kenniebrew. He was a star athlete at Springfield High School and Carthage College.
An Army veteran, Alonzo was involved in medical research and later, nursing home administration and finally insurance with the Aflac Company. He spent most of his career in the Chicago area.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a half-sister.
He is survived by his spouse, Bonnie Rose Wainwright Kenniebrew, three daughters, one stepson, eight grandchildren, four great-grandsons, his sister, and a former spouse.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Burial will be at the National Cemetery at the Rock Island Arsenal, where military honors will be conducted by the Moline American Legion Post 246.
Memorials may be made to: Sangamon County Medical Society, Alonzo H. Kenniebrew MD Scholarship Fund, 2040 Timberbrook Dr., Springfield, IL 62702.
Published in The State Journal-Register from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2017.