Warren Richard Kennedy
Date of Birth
November 5, 1936
Norfolk, Nebraska
Entered into Rest
January 3, 2018
Wahoo, Nebraska
Funeral Service Directions

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
Private Interment

Visitation Directions

Friday, January 5, 2018 ~ 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Svoboda Funeral Home ~ Wahoo, Nebraska

Memorials – in lieu of flowers

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.

Condolences for Warren Richard Kennedy
  1. LeeAnn Carmen
    • January 4, 2018 - 6 years ago

    So sorry for you loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of need. If there is anything I can do please dont hesitate to ask.

  2. Peggy Church-Walford
    • January 5, 2018 - 6 years ago

    My deepest sympathy to you Karen and Family.
    What fun and happy memories I have of the good old days in Clarks and Church’s cabin located in the pasture. Life was Good!!
    May memories give you peace in the days to come. Peggy (Peterson) Church-Walford.

  3. Bonnie & Scott Hansen
    • January 6, 2018 - 6 years ago

    Karen and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this challenging time. Although we haven’t seen each other for a decade or so, your family was always such a bright spot while we lived in Wahoo – always positive and smiling. Take care, Bonnie & Scott Hansen

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