Obituary/Arthur R. Kenton, Sr.
Services for Arthur R. Kenton Sr., 82, Wheat Ridge, Colo., were Saturday, Feb. 9, 2002, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, with burial in Glenwood Cemetery, Basehor.
Mr. Kenton died Feb. 2, 2002, in Lafayette, Colo. He was born May 3, 1919, on a farm outside of Basehor, the son of John Wesley and Mattie Mariah (Smith) Kenton.
He served four years in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He retired 18 years ago from Coors Porcelain Company, Golden, Colo.
Survivors include a son, A. Robert Kenton Jr., Golden, Colo.; a daughter, Carol D. Kenton, Leavenworth; a sister, Nadine Holton, Tonganoxie; and four grandchildren.
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