Farming Rural 07

Dr. Kenneth Jennett

July 30, 1935 ~ March 12, 2020 (age 84)

Obituary

Kenneth Glen Jennett, oldest son of Glenn & Esther (Bahr) Jennett, was born July 30, 1935 in Muscatine, Iowa. Ken attended school in Muscatine and graduated from Muscatine High school in 1953. After graduation, he attended Muscatine Junior College for 1 year. Ken transferred to Iowa State University for the next 5 years of study and he graduated from I.S.U. in Veterinary Medicine in 1959.

On June 14, 1958, he was united in marriage to Evonne Zeran in Ames, Iowa. After graduation from I.S.U., they moved to Wilton, Iowa and worked 1 year. They moved to Durant, Iowa where he practiced Veterinary Medicine until 1970, when they moved to a farm in Taylor County, Iowa.

Doc, as he was better known, loved life on the farm. He raised cows; mostly pigs; and Broiler Chickens. Doc was active in the Clearfield Lions Club for many years and he served on the Clearfield School Board. He was a member of the Taylor County Pork Producers and the Clearfield United Methodist Church. Kenneth was also a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Order of Eastern Star.

Doc became a resident of Clearview Home in Mount Ayr. He passed away at Clearview Home on March 12, 2020. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister Donna Burr; twin sisters at birth; and sister-in-law Ruth Jennett.

Survivors include his wife Evonne Jennett of Bedford; 4 sons David (Sandy) Jennett of Creston, IA, Gary (Cindy) Jennett of Cedar Rapids, IA, Ron (Terri) Jennett of Truro, IA, and Steve (Chantelle) Jennett of Blockton, IA; 13 grandchildren Tim (Kate) Jennett, Andy (Nicole) Jennett, Sarah (Brian) Meyer, Kyle Jennett, Jacob Jennett, Ben Jennett, Simon Jennett, Brian (Kate) Jennett, Heidi Jennett, Kevin (Caitlin) Jennett, Maggie (Marshall) Lynch, Mitchell Jennett, and Lindsey Jennett; 6 great grandchildren; brother Vernon Jennett of Mooresville, Indiana; brother-in-law Ralph Burr of Muscatine, IA; sister-in-law Joan (Richard) Bothun of Albert Lea, Minnesota; other relatives and friends.

A memorial fund has been established in his name to be decided later.

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Services

Open Viewing
Sunday
March 15, 2020

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Armstrong Funeral Home
205 West Monroe St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Family Present
Sunday
March 15, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Armstrong Funeral Home
205 West Monroe St
Mount Ayr, IA 50854

Funeral Service
Monday
March 16, 2020

10:30 AM
Clearfield United Methodist Church
201 S. Monroe Street
Clearfield, IA 50840

Burial
Monday
March 16, 2020

Clearfield Cemetery
County Hwy J-23
Clearfield, IA 50840

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