Kenneth L. Wallace, 73, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away May 24, 2009. There will be no services, immediate family only. The family requests donations to the American Cancer Society
. Kenneth was born February 5, 1936, in Kansas City, Mo., to Clyde and R. Lavon Wallace. He graduated from Southeast High School in 1954. He held membership in Valley of Northeast Kansas, Orient of Kansas, Scottish Rite Masonic Center, and was a 32nd degree Freemason. Kenneth was on the Supreme Council, Mother Council of the Last Rite, Scottish Rite of the Free Masonry, Southern Jurisdiction, USA. Kenneth retired from Armco Steel in 1998 as a machinist after 31 years of service. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean War. Kenneth is survived by his wife, Barbara of the home; daughters Denise Wallace Campo, Debra Wallace; three grandchildren and a brother, Milton Wallace. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.dwnewcomers.com (Arr.: D.W. Newcomer's Sons Floral Hills Chapel, 7000 Blue Ridge Blvd., Kansas City, MO 64133, at 816-353-1218.)
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Published by Kansas City Star on May 26, 2009.