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Kenneth Paul McKenry

June 3, 1957 ~ May 7, 2019 (age 61)


Kenneth P. McKenry, 61, of Urbana passed away at 1:15 a.m. on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

Ken was born on June 3, 1957 to parents Marion and Carole (Mackey) McKenry.

On September 7, 2007 he married Christine Erickson in Niagara Falls, she survives. Also surviving is his mother, Carole McKenry of Centennial, CO, his children; Neal McKenry (Lauryl) of Paxton and Ellyn Lord (Travis) of Argenta and his step children; Erica Kirkpatrick (Joel), Andrew Smith and Morgan Nierenhausen (Kyle). Ken’s sisters; Melea DiLisio (Jim) of Canon City, CO, Marcie Sardinta (Dave) of Granby, Co and eight grandchildren also survive him.

His father Marion McKenry preceded him in death.

Ken graduated from Urbana High School and was self-employed as an owner/operator / truck driver.

Following a private family service, please join us in a celebration of life gathering to be held at the Salt Fork Center at Homer Lake on Wednesday, July 3 from 1:00-4:00.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ken’s honor to The Baby Fold, 108 E. Willow St. Normal, IL 61761, or online at or to Hospice Hearts, PO Box 91, Thomasboro, IL 61878, or online at


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Celebration of Life
July 3, 2019

1:00 PM
Salt Fork Center, Homer Lake


Hospice Hearts
PO Box 91, Thomasboro IL 61878

The Baby Fold
108 E. Willow St., Normal IL 61761

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