Obituaries

Harry A. D Tennant 1930 - 2012 Lake of the Forest, Bonner Springs

Harry A. Tennant, age 81, of Lake of the Forest, Bonner Springs, Kansas passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at his home. His visitation with Celebration of Life to follow will be at 3:00 pm, Sunday, July 8, 2012 at the Lake of the Forest Clubhouse. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lake of the Forest Historic Preservation Society.
Harry was born on July 3, 1930 in Seattle, Washington. He grew up in the Seattle, WA area and moved to the Kansas City area in about 1950. He then joined the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in England. While in the Air Force he met and married Jean O’Connor and their daughter Stephanie was born. After the service he made the Kansas City area his home where he worked for many years for GMAC retiring in 1990. He was a long time member of the local Kiwanis International and had served in many positions. He was a charter member of the Kicks Band and a main stay of the Bonner Springs City Band, he also played in the KCKCC Symphony Orchestra. He has lived at Lake of the Forest since the early 1960’s and loved being involved in all of the lakes activities especially Golf and Men’s Club.
He was preceded in death by his first wife Jean Tennant in 1986 and his sister Irene Williamson in Feb. 2012. He is survived by his wife of 22 years Karen Tennant of the home. His Daughter Stephanie Tennant Dunn (Joel), 2 Stepchildren Robert Trupp (B.J.) and Kristine Vrchoticky (Tim), 3 Sisters Rita Pardo, Mona Crone and Pat Acey (Rex), 5 Grandchildren, 3 Step-Grandchildren, and 7 Great Grandchildren as well as a host of other family, neighbors and friends. AldenHarrington.com