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C. 'Mr. Ken' or 'Kenny' Ewoldt
Kenneth C. ‘Mr. Ken’ or ‘Kenny’ Ewoldt, 61,
of Grand Island, died Friday, April 6, 2012 at Saint Francis Medical
Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April
13, in All Faiths Funeral Home Chapel. Dan Naranjo will officiate. Military
honors will be provided by the United States Army and Grand Island Veterans
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Kenny was born December 18, 1950, in Grand Island, the son of Daniel
and Evelyn (Danburg) Ewoldt.
Those left to cherish his memory include his cherished wife, Deborah;
children and their spouses, Scott (Raquel) Ewoldt of Peoria, Arizona,
Timica Ewoldt (Doug Schaetzle) of Grand Island, and Rusty (Aimee) Ewoldt
of Peoria; brothers, Ron (Cathy) Ewoldt, Danny (Sue) Ewoldt and Roger
Ewoldt (Debbie Williams), all of Grand Island; and sisters, Shirley (Marvin)
Keller, Connie (Larry) Tylkowski, and Jacque Ewoldt, all of Grand Island.
He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, Kenisha, Timithy, Brooklyn,
Taylor, Rylee, Caitlyn, Cay, Madison, Caleb, Macie, Brodie, Jacob, Ashley
and Heather; two great grandchildren, Brayden and Chloe; sisters-in-law,
Misti Ramirez and Kathy (Armando) Sigala of Peoria; and many nieces and
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gary Ewoldt and
his Grandma Tommy.
Kenny grew up and attended school in Grand Island; graduating from
Grand Island Senior High, Class of 1969. He also attended Grand
Island Business School. On July 24, 1970, he entered the United
States Army serving during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged
on August 31, 1973.
Kenny was united in marriage to Deborah Ann Ramirez on October 13,
1970. Following their marriage they made Grand Island their home
until moving the family to Arizona in 1985. Kenny was employed
by the U.S. Postal Service. After his retirement, he and Debbie
purchased a second home in Grand Island where they spent their summers.
Bowling was Kenny’s passion. His enjoyments also included
golfing, horse racing, Husker football and cooking for his family. His
grandchildren were the light of his life, second only to his ‘Hunny
Memorials are suggested to the family to be designated at a later date.