Kenneth L. “Peck” Cunard

KENNETH L. “PECK” CUNARD age 90, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Thursday, July 9, 2009 at the Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley. Kenneth was born March 19, 1919 in Missouri Valley, Iowa to Bennett and Stella (Allmon) Cunard Sr. He attended school in Missouri Valley and graduated from the Missouri Valley High School. Kenneth was married to Helen Morrow, June 5, 1940 in Papillion, Nebraska. Kenneth was a switchman for the Chicago-Northwestern Railroad for 38 years and also farmed. He retired in 1979. He loved his “Dear Woman”, kids, grandkids and great grandkids. Kenneth was an avid baseball fan and pitched for town teams for many years, he loved to hunt, he spent many nights coon hunting, loved Fords, boxing, horseshoes and shorthorn cattle. Survivors include his wife Helen of Missouri Valley, Iowa; children: Kenny E. Cunard of Moorhead, Iowa; Keith Cunard and wife Shirley of Missouri Valley, Iowa; April Reedy and Charles of Union, Missouri; Dennis Cunard and wife Vicki; Terry Cunard and wife Lenora; Fonda Story and husband Jerry; Shelly Cunard; Von Cunard all of Missouri Valley, Iowa; sisters: Fern Thompson and husband Ralph of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Catherine Lawrence and husband Amos of Windsor, Colorado; brother: William “Pete” Cunard and wife Connie of Missouri Valley, Iowa; twenty-five grandchildren;and forty-four great-grandchildren. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Carole Joan, grandsons Clint Cunard, Jarrett Story, Jamar Cunard-Caldwell, great-grandson Marlon Memini, brother Bennett Cunard, sisters Nellie Weaver, Francis (Gert) Tague, Maryanne Riddle, daughter-in-law Maryann Cunard. A Prayer Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. Sunday with Pastor Brad Westerkamp officiating. Family visitation will follow at the Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to lunch and a time of fellowship at Rand Community Center following the committal service. In Loving Memory Of KENNETH L. “PECK” CUNARD Born March 19, 1919 Missouri Valley, Iowa Entered Into Rest July 9, 2009 Missouri Valley, Iowa Service 2:00 p.m. Monday, July 13, 2009 Hennessey-Aman Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Ron VanWey Pianist Marilyn Cunard Vocalist Bill Cunard Selections “The Last Mile Of The Way” “How Great Thou Art” “What A Day That Will Be” Casket Bearers Kris Cunard Jeff Cunard Matt Cunard Justin Cunard Collin Story Duane Cunard Robert Cunard Randall Ellison Honorary Casket Bearers Jerry Story Kendall Ellison Tim Mickey Curtis Ellison Lynn Sass Kim Bertelson Final Resting Place Rose Hill Memorial Garden – Missouri Valley, Iowa

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