Eunice “Nadine” Kenison
Eunice “Nadine” Kenison, 89, McLouth, died July 12, 2012, at the F.W. Huston Geriatric Center, Winchester.
She was born Feb. 11, 1923, at Chanute. She is the daughter of Charles John and Signa Elinor Bergsten Anderson.
She was a 1940 graduate of Chanute High School. She then attended classes at Emporia State University. She married Fred LeRoy Kenison Aug. 26, 1942, in Chanute. He preceded her in death Jan. 17, 2012. Together they operated K & K Distributors selling and delivering sundry items throughout the state of Kansas. She was also an elementary school teacher for 5 yrs. She was an active parent, working with the PTA in Iola for all of their children. Survivors include four daughters, Patricia “Patty” Ann Peres, Shoreview, Minn., Judith “Judy” Dalton, McLouth, Jeanne Baze, Lawrence, and Anita Douglas, Bentonville, Ark., 15 Grandchildren, and 21 great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters.
Memorial services were at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Barnett Family Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. A private family burial was held Friday, July 14 at the Buffalo Cemetery in Buffalo. Memorial donations may be sent to the Jefferson County Friends of Hospice, and sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 602, Oskaloosa, 66066. Online condolences may be made at www.barnettfamilyfh.com.
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