Saturday, January 6, 2018 ~ 11:00 a.m.
Bethlehem Lutheran Church ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Military Honors by U.S. Navy, American Legion #82 and VFW #4502
Friday, January 5, 2018 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska
Bethlehem Lutheran Church ~ 504 W. 8th St., Wahoo, Nebraska 68066
Warren Richard Kennedy, 81, of Wahoo, NE, died Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at South Haven Living Center in Wahoo, NE. He was born November 5, 1936 in Norfolk, NE to Robert and Ellen (Nelson) Kennedy. Warren graduated from Norfolk High School. Following graduation, he entered into the U.S. Navy and served his country until he was honorably discharged in 1957. On June 21, 1959, Warren was united in marriage to Karen Hoffman at St. John Lutheran Church in Norfolk, NE. He spent many years working as a meat manager at various businesses which included Safeway in Wahoo.
Warren was a member of the American Legion Post #82 and the Wahoo Volunteer Fire Department.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Karen R. Kennedy; children, Connie (Bill) Tracewell of Pottstown, PA, Tom (Barbara) Kennedy of Highland Village, TX and Robert (Donna) Kennedy of New York, NY; grandchildren, Mason and Hayley Tracewell, Collin and Katherine Kennedy and Finton Kennedy.
He was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Ellen Kennedy; sister, Frances Schoenfeldt; and an infant brother.