Kenneth Grant Shirey, Sr., 84, of Bennington, Kansas, passed away
Sunday, September 23rd.
Kenneth was born in Butler, Pennsylvania on June 22, 1934, a son of
the late Dorothy (Thomas) and Clarence Shirey.
Mr. Shirey served in the US Air Force. After leaving the service, he
worked as a Tool and Die Setter for about 30 years at Robert’s
Industry, Federal Mogul, and Rema Bakeware.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis; sons, Kenneth Shirey Jr. of
Salina, Nuel Shirey (Crystal) of Salina, and Jack Shirey (Stacy
Morgan) of Blackwell, Oklahoma; a daughter, Kimberly Stanley (Russell)
of Beverly; sister, Marlene Hengeli of Akron, Ohio; and brother Bruce
Shirey of Council, Idaho.
He is also survived by grandchildren, Angie, Jennifer, Jeremiah,
Lindsay, Logan, Lanee, and Sarah; 14 great grandchildren; and 2 great
He is preceded in death by brothers, Jack Shirey, and David Shirey.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 27th from 1:00 to 8:00 PM at
Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, with the family receiving friends
from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.
Funeral service will be Friday, September 28th at 2:00 PM at the
funeral home with Pastor Danny Sartain officiating. Cremation will
take place after the service.
Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or Wounded
Warriors, sent in care of Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, 500 S. Ohio
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