Obituaries

Milburn Kendall Hemme 1919 - 2012 Leavenworth

Milburn Kendall Hemme “Kenny”, 93, of Leavenworth, KS passed away on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm, Fri., Dec. 28, 2012 at the Alden-Harrington Funeral Home in Bonner Springs, KS with burial to follow in the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, KS. Friends may call at the visitation from Noon to 1 pm, prior to the service on Fri., Dec. 28, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Kansas City Hospice in care of the funeral home.
Mr. Hemme was born Nov. 25, 1919 in Altoona, KS and had lived in the KCK area and attended the Maywood Community Church until the late 1990’s before moving to rural Leavenworth County. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving from 1939 to 1945. He had worked for Phillips Petroleum and for many years he worked for Fort Leavenworth Motor Pool as a Chauffer and Truck Driver retiring in 1981. He was very mechanically inclined and enjoyed fixing things and tinkering. He is preceded in death by his wife Iona Hemme in 2000 and one son Mark Hemme in 1961. And is survived by his two daughters Kendra Morrison and her husband Harry of Shawnee, KS and Carolyn Hemme Studdard and her husband Gary of Gardner, KS. 5 Grandchildren Peter, Paul and Andrew Morrison and Jennifer Osborn Nix and Jud Osborn. 6 Great Grandchildren Sean, Zaya, Lily, Henry, Owen and Charlie. And one sister Nadine Strack of Olathe, KS as well as many nieces and nephews that will miss him greatly. Alden - Harrington Funeral Home 913-422-4074 aldenharrington.com