Kenneth G. Henderson

Male 1908 - 1975


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  • Born  25 Jan 1908  Afton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  7 Nov 1975  Des Moines, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Mount Zion Cemetery, Lucas County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I1890  Virts
    Last Modified  15 Jul 2017 

    Family  Helen Elizabeth May,   b. 10 Jan 1906, Russell, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1989, Carlisle, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  16 Aug 1934  Chariton, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Kay Joan Henderson,   b. 1 Jun 1942, Creston, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1942, Creston, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  24 Jul 2014 
    Family ID  F993  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Chariton Leader, November 11, 1975

      Kenneth Henderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. V. Henderson, was born in Afton, Ia., January 25, 1908 and passed from this life at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, November 7, 1975 at the age of 67 years, 10 months and 7 days.

      He was united in marriage to Helen May August 16, 1934. To this union two daughters were born, Mabeth May and Kay Joan. His infant daughter, Kay Joan, his parents and one sister, Pansy, preceded him in death.

      He accepted Christ as his personal Saviour and united with the Methodist Church in Chariton May 13, 1945. He had an abiding faith in God and always enjoyed the beauty of God's handiwork in the fields and the great outdoors.

      He was a member of the Masonic Lodge.

      He leaves to mourn his passing: his wife, Helen and his daughter, Mabeth and son-in-law, Clyde Oxenreider. Also two grandchildren, Chris and Trace, whom he adored. Two sisters, Mrs. Cleone Wilcox of Afton and Aldene Linden and husband Chuck of California, one brother, Keith Henderson and his wife Ruth of Afton.

      Memorial services were conducted by Dr. Merrill D. Summerbell and the Rev. Roland Ritter at 2:30 p.m., Nov. 9, 1975 in the First United Methodist Church, Chariton. Interment was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery near Oakley.