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Kenneth Charles Kibbee 1932 - 2013 Lecompton

Kenneth Charles Kibbee, 80, Lecompton, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at his home in Lecompton. He was born September 22, 1932 at Arapaho, CO, the son of Roy Charles and Musie Irene Christy Kibbee. Living in Lecompton many years, he was a 1951 graduate of Lecompton High School. He owned and operated an Automotive Service Garage in Lecompton and he and his son, Roger co-owned and operated K.C. Automotive Inc. in Lecompton and Burlingame. Mr. Kibbee worked for the K.P.& L./Westar Company, working as a Power Plant Operator at Tecumseh and then as a Dispatcher in Topeka. He retired in 1992 after 28 years of service. He was a member of the Lecompton United Methodist Church. He was married to Carol Lee Morris on June 28, 1952 at Lecompton, she survives at home. He is also survived by two sons, Roger (Dawn) Kibbee, Burlingame, Raymond (Sonya) Kibbee, Harveyville, four daughters, Cheryl (Rick) Mohler, Harveyville, Judy Kibbee, Lecompton, Brenda (Marty) Hastert, Lecompton, Jennifer (Bob) Folks, Lecompton, four sisters, Thelma Bellinger, Lawrence, Irene Dark, Lawrence, Frances Soetaert, Tonganoxie, Dorothy Jean Hetzel, LeRoy, 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Melvin and a sister, Lois.
Memorial Services will be at 10:00 AM, Tuesday at the Lecompton United Methodist Church. Cremation is planned and Inurnment will be at a later date at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Lecompton. A Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8:00 PM Monday at the Lecompton United Methodist Church. Memorials may be made to the Church in care of Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS. 66066. Condolences to www. barnettfamilyfh.com
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