The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa


May 6, 2013

Kenneth L. Graham

Kenneth L. Graham

July 4, 1936 - May 5, 2013

FULTON, Ill. — Kenneth L. Graham, 76, of Clinton, IA formerly of Fulton, IL, died Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Mercy Living Center South in Clinton, IA.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Fenton United Methodist Church in Fenton, IL, with the Rev. Polly Klimson, pastor of Fenton United Methodist Church, officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at the Fulton Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment is at Fenton Cemetery in Fenton, IL.

Memorials may be directed to Fenton United Methodist Church and National Kidney Foundation.

Kenneth was born July 4, 1936, in Morrison, to LeRoy I. Graham and Genevieve Sharer. Kenny was educated in the Fenton Grade School and was a graduate of Erie High School in Erie, IL.

He married Nyla J. Johnson on May 27, 1956 in Fenton, IL; she died March 8, 2006.

Kenny engaged in farming the rural Garden Plain and Albany, IL areas. He was also employed as a truck driver for the former Garden Plain Feed and Fertilizer for 18 years during the same time farming in rural Fulton. Most recently he worked for Musel Ag-Union Grove Plant of Morrison, IL for 14 years.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Kenny was a member of the Fenton United Methodist Church and served as trustee and member of several other church committees

Kenny enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s school and sporting events. He also enjoyed fishing.

Survivors include four daughters, Cinda (Tom) Schrader, Fulton, IL, Ellen (Danny) Loncar, Fulton, IL, Susan (Rod) Waters, Clinton, IA, Amy (Mike) Oudekerk, Morrison, IL; two sons, Kenneth Eric (Jody) Graham, Fulton, IL, and Curtis (Denise) Graham, Peoria, IL; 12 grandchildren, Mindy (Jacque) Scott; Adrien Loncar, Devan Loncar, Ryan (Halona) Graham, Reagen Waters, Jason Graham; Barb (Joe) Maurer, Kelly Oudekerk, Brad Oudekerk, Kayla Oudekerk; Carolyn Graham, Cathryn Graham; eight great-granchildren; two brothers, Gary (Barb) Graham, Hooppole, IL, and Bill (Janice) Graham, Fenton, IL.

He was preceded in death by his wife Nyle, and one son, Michael LeRoy Graham.

Death date: May 5, 2013

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