Karl V. Kenney, 64, of Aledo, IL, died Sunday, May 22, 2016 at Genesis Medical Center, Aledo. A family funeral Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 25th 2015 at the Fippinger Funeral Home. Burial is in Candor Cemetery, rural Seaton, IL. Visitation is 4 -7 Tuesday p.m. at Fippinger's where memorials may be left to Genesis Hospice or the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences can be made at www.fippingerfuneralhome.com.
Karl was born August 7, 1951 in Aledo, Illinois to John Leonard and Jane Elizabeth Edwards Kenney. He graduated from Aledo High School in 1969 and Black Hawk College East with an Associate's Business Degree in Applied Science. Karl married Sherrie J. Burford on June 21, 1980 at the Sunbeam Presbyterian Church of rural Aledo.
Karl spent his life farming the family farm alongside his father and brothers.
Karl was a member of the Corn item Collectors Club, Mercer County Farm Bureau and former member of the Aledo Jaycees. He was an avid collector, he especially enjoyed collecting tools and Mercer County Memorabilia.
Karl is survived by his wife Sherrie, a son John of Aledo, Il.; one sister, Sharon (Ian) White of Sydney, Australia; two brothers Roger (Jean) Kenney of Seaton, Il; Steve (Linda Danielson) Kenney of Aledo, IL; one sister in law, Mary Kenney of Aledo, Il. and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Vincent, and two brothers Rodney and Brian Kenney and one nephew Benjamin.
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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016, 4:00pm - 7:00pm, Fippinger Funeral Home
Wednesday, May 25th, 2016, 1:00pm