Donald Edward Kenny

on Thursday, 17 March 2016. Posted in Obituaries

Donald Edward Kenny

Donald Edward Kenny, 92, died March 4 at home in Havre less than two months after the death of his beloved wife Louise Webb Kenny. They had been married nearly 60 years.

            A Military Graveside service will take place Monday, March 21, at 11 a.m. at Highland Cemetery in Havre. Condolences for the family may be left at www.hi-linefuneralservices.com.

            Don was born Sept. 26, 1923, in Turner to Clara Anderson Kenny and Edward Kenny. He graduated from Turner High School and then joined the U.S. Army shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He fought in the Pacific Theater, including on Guam and in the liberation of the Philippine Islands.

            After World War II, he worked in the wholesale and retail grocery business. On April 21, 1956, he married Louise in Great Falls. They moved to Havre where they owned and operated Marra Grocery for many years. Later, Don worked for Havre Distributors until his retirement

            He was an avid fly fisherman and enjoyed hunting and gardening. He loved to share his backyard produce with friends and family.

            He was preceded in death by his parents; children Donna Lou Magis and Greg Kenny; his sisters Thurza, Margie and Viola; and sister-in-law Donna Webb. Survivors include his son Don Kenny; daughter-in-law Lucena Kenny; grandson Christopher Magis; and brother-in-law Hal Webb. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews and many friends.

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