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Kenneth Munson - September 12, 2012


Kenneth C. Munson, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012, at his home in Elwood, Neb. He was born on Sept. 16, 1930, south of Imperial, Neb., in Dundy County to Bert L. and Alice M. (Benson) Munson.
He attended country school until the eighth grade and then attended Chase County High School in Imperial, Neb. He then served in the U.S. 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 one daughter, Rhonda, was born. He drove a truck for Little Audrey Company for 10 years, hauling from coast to coast. He also worked as a ditch rider for Tri County for 10 years.
On Aug. 29, 1975, he married Maria ‘Mary’ M. Baldonado at McCook, Neb.
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 Baldonado and wife Sharri of Elwood, Neb.; Fred Baldonado and wife JoBelle of St. Charles, Ill.; step-daughters: Margie and husband Bud Lovitt of Decatur, Ark.; Nel and husband Johnny Walker of Trenton, Neb.; Darlene and husband Lynn Haarberg of Wauneta, Neb.; Rae and husband David Milanovich of Litchfield, Ariz.; sister Nyla Kern of Lincoln, Neb.; sister-in-law Sandy Munson of Milford, Neb.; aunt, Millie Benson of Imperial, Neb.; one granddaughter, Amber Pate;  step-grandchildren: 14; step-great grandchildren: 14.
Condolences and personal reflections may be left at elwoodfuneralhome.com
Viewing and visitation was held Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012, from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. at Elwood Funeral Home, Elwood.
Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. at Elwood Funeral Home, Elwood, with Rev. Johnny Walker, officiating.
Burial followed at the Elwood Cemetery, Elwood, with military rites presented by Elwood American Legion Post #290.
Elwood Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.