OBITUARY - KENNETH H. DAVENPORT
Kenneth H. DAVENPORT of Nampa, Idaho, died Friday, March 24, 2000 at a Boise, Idaho hospital. Ken was born February 17,
1932, in Kellerton, Iowa to Harold and Dortha (NIGH) DAVENPORT. He was raised on a farm and attended Kellerton public
school and graduated with the class of 1950. Ken attended two years of college in Omaha, Nebraska and Harbor City,
California. He joined the U.S. Army in 1953 and served during the Korean War in Austria and Germany.
Ken moved to California in 1956 and began his career with the Insurance Services office, as an inspector. He met and
married Jean KENNEDY on July 11, 1969 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1989 he retired after 25 years of service and moved to
Nampa, Idaho where he purchased a farm and returned to the life he loved. He was a member of the Bowmont Church of the
Ken is survived by his wife Jean and two sons, Jayson and Charles, all of Nampa; his mother Dortha in Lamoni, Iowa; and
many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father Harold in 1982.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 29, 2000 at Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa, Idaho with Pastor Wes
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
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