Kenneth Withee

Service

Date: Thu, December 24, 2015
Start time: 10:00 am
Location:
Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens
Address:
7601 Fleur Dr. , Des Moines, IA 50321
Arrangements By:
Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens

Visitation

Date: Thu, December 24, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location:
Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens
Address:
7601 Fleur Dr. , Des Moines, IA 50321

Kenneth Withee

October 15, 1925 - December 22, 2015

Kenneth “Ken” C. Withee, 90, of Des Moines passed away on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston, Iowa. A graveside service will be held 10 a.m., Thursday, December 24 at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held one hour prior at Brooks South Town Chapel.

Ken was born October 15, 1925 to Orrin and Wilma (Hoskins) Withee in Barry, Illinois. He served in the United States Navy during World War II and received a Victory Medal. He worked for Des Moines Water Works for over 30 years and was a member of Ducks Unlimited. He was a family man and enjoyed the outdoors. He especially loved his grandchildren, fishing, hunting, boating and bowling.

Ken was preceded in death by his wife, Regina Withee; his son, Ray Withee; his great-granddaughter, Kaylynn Parkins; and his parents.

He is survived by his daughter, Ramona Schlenker; grandchildren, Shelly (Kenneth) Parkins, Kenneth G. Withee and Troy Withee; great-grandchildren, Breanne and Kaylee Parkins and Grace and Nicholas Withee; his brother, Ralph Withee; his close nephew, James McIntire; as well as many other nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

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