Kenny Weston

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Kenny Weston

October 07, 1946 - September 29, 2018

Kenny Weston of Eastman, Wisconsin, went to join our Lord and Savior on September 29th after suffering a stroke.
Kenny was born October 7, 1946, in Fairfield, Iowa, the son of John and Marjorie Weston. Ken graduated from Ottumwa High School and began working for Quaker Oats in Cedar Rapids in 1965. In October 1965 he married Norma Rose. They divorced after 34 years of marriage.
After Quaker Oats, Ken began working for the then Milwaukee Railroad and eventually transferred to Ottumwa. He eventually worked for the Canadian Pacific line out of Marquette, Iowa, and retired as a locomotive engineer in 2011 after 30 years of service.
Ken was a car enthusiast and owned many over the years. He enjoyed car shows, The Packers, and recently had gotten back to an old family tradition of making homemade ice cream -- delicious ice cream! Ken's fighting spirit helped him overcome 2 separate bouts with cancer. He is survived by his sister, Judith Hulett (Wilbert), of Moline, Illinois; two daughters, Tracy Servey (Jon) of Swisher, Iowa, and Heidi Krafka, of Bettendorf, Iowa; as well as four grandchildren, Jonathan, Brynn, Nicholas and Macy; special friend, Beryl "Cookie" Thompson; and many cousins in the Ottumwa area. He was preceded in death by his parents and beloved golden retriever, Emma.
Ken was a loyal friend to many and will be missed for his sense of humor, quick wit and big smile. Special thanks to the caring staff at Gundersen Lutheran Hospital in Lacrosse and Bland Bekkedal Center for Hospice Care in Viroqua, WI.
Published on October 5, 2018
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4 posts

Jean Dwight
Oct 06, 2018
Your dad was quite a guy!! He was nice and always friendly!! Couldn't beat his red hair!!! Heidi and Tracy always hold onto the fun and loving memories of your neat dad!!! My prayers and warm thoughts for both of you and your families!! Love to you both!! Also Jerry will always working with Ken on the railroad!! ❤❤❤
Gary & Elverna Hoffman
Oct 06, 2018
Well old freind, you hussled good enough to beat a lot of us. Afraid to mention any names for fear of who might be next.Love you Girls. He was special, and spearated. Will miss you!
Oct 06, 2018
Well, little brother, you always wanted to be first in everything...first out the door, first to run out to the car to sit in the front seat, first one to run down the street to gramma's house etc. Now you're first to get to Heaven and see Jesus, now you get to celebrate your birthday tomorrow with Him! Love you and miss you so much. See you soon.
Cindy Kurtz-Hopkins
Oct 05, 2018
I loved your dad. He always teased me and made me laugh. He was a kind soul. He raised two nice girls...he will be missed