Kenneth C. Munson, age 81, died on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012, at his home in Elwood, Nebraska.
He was born on September 16th, 1930, south of Imperial, Nebraska, in Dundy County, to Bert L. and Alice M. (Benson) Munson.
He attended country school until the 8th grade and then attended Chase County High School in Imperial.
He served in the US Navy. After his discharge, he farmed in Chase County, Nebraska, for a number of years. In March of 1955 he married Barbara Coleman, to this union was born one daughter; Rhonda.
He drove a truck for Little Audrey Company for 10 years, hauling from coast to coast. He would also work as a ditch rider for Tri County for 10 years. On August 29th, 1975, he married Maria "Mary" M. Baldonado at McCook, Nebraska. He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Elwood American Legion Post #290 and VFW.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Mary, brothers: Jack and Don Munson, step-granddaughter Cindy Lovitt.
He is survived by daughter Rhoni Ahomas of Midvale, Utah; step-sons: Jim and wife Sharri Baldonado of Elwood, Nebraska; Fred and wife JoBelle Baldonado of St. Charles, Illinois; step-daughters: Margie and husband Bud Lovitt of Decatur, Arkansas; Nel and husband Johnny Walker of Trenton, Nebraska; Darlene and husband Lynn Haarberg of Wauneta, Nebraska. Rae and husband David Milanovich of Litchfield, Arizona; sister: Nyla Kern of Lincoln, Nebraska; sister-in-law: Sandy Munson of Milford, Nebraska; aunt: Millie Benson of Imperial, Nebraska; granddaughter: Amber Pate; 14 step-grandchildren and 14 step-great-grandchildren.
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Funeral services were Friday, September 14th, 2012, at the Elwood Funeral Home, Elwood, Nebraska with Rev. Johnny Walker, officiating.
Burial followed at the Elwood Cemetery, Elwood, Nebraska, with military rites presented by Elwood American Legion Post #290. Elwood Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.