Kenneth W. Kerger

Kenneth W. Kerger, age 89, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Monday, August 1, 2016 at Longview Nursing Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Kenneth was born February 28, 1927 in Pisgah, Iowa to Joseph C. and Hester (Coyle) Kerger. Kenneth graduated from Pisgah High School in 1945. On November 28, 1948 Kenneth married Rosemary J. McKimmey. He worked for C. A. Swanson until 1950, then he did construction work. In October 1951 he went to work for Hinky Dinky Stores cutting meat. In 1968 Kenneth attended Iowa Western Community College studying Graphic Arts, and worked in printing for twenty years until he retired in 1989. Kenneth belonged to the Mason’s and was a member of the Community of Christ Church. In 1999 Kenneth married Mercedes (McCreary) Hulbert. Kenneth is preceded in death by: his parents Joe and Hester, first wife Rosemary and second wife Mercedes. Survivors include his: children: Larry Kerger of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Karen Otto and husband Duane of Nevada, Iowa, grandchildren: Eric Kerger and wife Jennifer of Ankeny, Iowa, T.J. Kerger and wife Amber of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Bill Otto and wife Karen, Kathy Brink Meir of Nevada, Iowa, seven great grandchildren, step children: Dreath Beckley and husband Jim of Littleton, Colorado, Lynette Hulbert of Norfolk, Virginia, four step grandchildren and three step great grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Following the service, the family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship to the United Methodist Church in Missouri Valley, Iowa. In Loving Memory Of Kenneth W. Kerger Born February 28, 1927 Pisgah, Iowa Entered Into Rest August 1, 2016 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 10:30 a.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Connie McWilliams Organist Myrna Glennie Vocalist Julie Adams Music Selections “Peace In The Valley” “How Great Thou Art” “The Three Bells” Casket Bearers Eric Kerger TJ Kerger Kyle Kerger Joe Young Jr. John Kerger Duane Otto Corwin Kerger Final Resting Place Soldier Valley Cemetery Pisgah, Iowa For any questions, please email

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