Eugene Kenyon

Mar 12th 2013

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Eugene A. Kenyon, aged 86, of Wyoming, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, March 12, 2013. He was preceded in death by his wife, Laurel. Surviving his children, Sandra (David) Gerke of Howard City, Cynthia (Paul) Newman of Grandville, Dale (Debbie) Kenyon of Bolivia, Connie (Pete) Miller of Byron Center, Eugene Jr. (Susan) Kenyon of Grand Rapids, and Michael (Kathy) Kenyon of Wyoming; 13 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; his sister, Joyce (George) Herbert; sisters-in-law, Judi Kenyon, Norma Schnieder; step-brothers and step-sisters, Chuck Stover, Phyllis Britten, Henrietta Conan; many nieces and nephews. Eugene proudly served in the US Navy during WWII and was retired from Steelcase. The family will meet relatives and friends Sunday 3-5pm at the Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Funeral Home, 4031 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming, with a time of sharing at 5:00pm. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11am Monday at St. John Vianney Church, 4101 Clyde Park SW. Interment Resurrection Cemetery. The family suggests donations to the Arthritis Foundation or the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Condolences may be sent online at