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Donald L. Kennedy

Tuesday, December 7, 2004

Donald L. Kennedy, 76, of rural Slater, died Monday, Dec. 6, 2004, at Big Bend Retreat in Slater.

Cremation. No local services are planned. Arrangements are under the direction of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.

Born Aug. 4, 1928, in Arthur, Neb., he was the son of the late Richard E. and Alice Todd Kennedy. On Nov. 11, 1954, in Las Vegas, Nev., he married Marjorie M. Durham, who survives of the home. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict. He was a retired rigger with the China Lake Naval Weapons Center in China Lake, Calif.

Additional survivors include one son, Michael Kennedy of Nolandville, Texas; three daughters, Karen Grammond of Ridgecrest, Calif., Wanda Yates of Fairbanks, Alaska, and Victoria Young of Ridgecrest; four brothers, Charles Kennedy and James Kennedy, both of the state of Oklahoma, Maurice Kennedy and Clifford Kennedy, both of the state of California; one sister, Sharon Scarbourgh of the state of California; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers.