Donald 'Don' Kennedy — Millville
The funeral service for Donald "Don" Kennedy will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at Trinity Lutheran Church – Lincoln in rural Lake City, with Pastor Paul Otto officiating. Burial will be in the Dale Pleasant Prairie Cemetery in rural Zumbro Falls.
Mr. Kennedy, 92, of Millville, formerly of Rochester, died early Friday morning, Aug. 29, 2014, at Golden Living Center East in Rochester.
Donald Charles Kennedy was born July 20, 1922, in Red Wing, to Charles and Clara (Meyer) Kennedy. He attended school in the Zumbro Falls School District, and graduated from Lincoln High School in Lake City in 1941. Don married Lois Heins on June 3, 1948, at Trinity Lutheran Church – Lincoln in rural Lake City.
Don farmed in rural Zumbro Falls, and owned and operated "Deep In Debt" Trucking. He worked for Empire Gas, Rochester Silo; he then drove bus for Kennedy Bus Service, RSB Coach, and Sugar Loaf Bus Service owned by Mike and Barb Kennedy. Don lived most of his lifetime in the Zumbro Falls/Rochester areas, moving to Millville in 2012.
Don enjoyed going hunting, fishing and gardening. He was a lifetime New York Yankees fan, and played baseball and softball in his younger years, he enjoyed all sports. Don was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church – Lincoln, and the Zumbro Falls Sportsmen Club. He was a former member of the Zumbro Falls School Board, and a former member of the Rochester Eagles Club.
Friends and family may visit from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, at Schleicher Funeral Homes, Plainview Chapel in Plainview, and one hour prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Schleicher Funeral Homes, Plainview Chapel, 10 E. Broadway, PO Box 608, Plainview, MN 55964, 507-534-2353.
Guest register may be signed online at schleicherfuneralhomes.com .