Kenneth Earl Doll Sr.
(1913-2011)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Irene Marie Gardner

Kenneth Earl Doll Sr. 2 3 4

  • Born: 13 Jun 1913, Hanna, LaPorte, IN, USA 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Irene Marie Gardner on 19 Jun 1937 in LaPorte, LaPorte, IN 1
  • Died: 13 Nov 2011, Hanna, LaPorte, IN, USA at age 98 4
  • Buried: Hanna: Hanna Cemetery, LaPorte, IN, USA 4

   FamilySearch ID: LKNZ-5L7.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Newspaper: The Times of Northwest Indiana: obituary of Kenneth E. Doll Sr., 17 Nov 2011, Munster, Lake, IN. 5 Kenneth E. Doll, Sr., 98, passed away Sunday, November 13, 2011 at his home.
He was born June 13, 1913 in Hanna to John and Mary (Cramer) Doll.
On June 19, 1937, in LaPorte, he married Irene Gardner. Kenneth and Irene were devoted husband and wife for 74 years.
He is survived by his wife, Irene; four children: Kenneth (Margaret) Doll, Jr. of Union Mills, Carole Welkie of Union Mills, Deanna (Robert) Young of LaPorte, and Jeanene (Rick) DuShane of Grand Haven, MI; daughter-in-law, Sharon Doll of Union Mills; 14 grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; two children: John Doll and Mary Ellen Doll; son-in-law, Glenn Welkie; three brothers: Fred, Russell, and Homer Doll; and five sisters: Sylvia Scriven, Clara Werner, Grace Adams, Ethel Flint, and Lucille Plunkett.
Kenneth was a lifelong farmer. He lived on the same farm where he was born and farmed until he retired. In his retirement, Kenneth enjoyed gardening and carpentry. He was a lifetime member of the Prairie-Hanna Township Farm Bureau.
A funeral service was held at Wanatah Funeral Chapel and burial followed at Hanna Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to VNA Hospice or the donor's choice.


Kenneth married Irene Marie Gardner on 19 Jun 1937 in LaPorte, LaPorte, IN.1 (Irene Marie Gardner was born on 30 Apr 1917 in Hanna, LaPorte, IN, USA,1 3 died on 4 Nov 2012 in Valparaiso, Porter, IN 1 and was buried in Hanna: Hanna Cemetery, LaPorte, IN, USA 1.)


Sources


1 The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, Indiana. http://www.nwi.com), 9 Nov 2012, obituary of Irene Marie Doll.

2 The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, Indiana. http://www.nwi.com), 9 Oct 2004. Obituary of John D. Doll Sr.

3 Ancestry.com, Indiana, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1907-1944, Certificate 53159. John DeVerl Doll. Father Kenneth Earl Doll. Mother Irene Marie Gardner.

4 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=80567222.

5 The Times of Northwest Indiana (Munster, Indiana. http://www.nwi.com), 17 Nov 2011, obituary of Kenneth E. Doll Sr.



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