Kenneth Earl Van Etten, beloved husband, father and grandfather, "Bappa," age 68, died January 11, 1991, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Born August 30, 1922 in Washington Township, Iowa to Benjamin and Hazel Marie Kerr Van Etten. Married Mary Brown; later divorced. Married Verna Steck June 27, 1958.Member, First United Methodist Church. Member also of Teamster's Local #222. Veteran of World War II, in which he was awarded two Bronze Stars and the Good Conduct Medal.

Survived by wife, Salt Lake City; son, Gary Van Etten and wife Kim, daughter, Melanie Van Etten, all Salt Lake City; son-in-law, Joey Waters, San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Cory, Doug, Kendra, Andy and Mollie; brothers and sister, William Van Etten, Peoria, Ill.; Carl Gwin, Jr., Des Moines, Iowa; Mrs. John (Mary) Jones, San Diego, Calif. Preceded in death by daughter, Kenna Marie Waters; and two brothers, Lyle and Hollis.

Funeral services will be held Monday, 10 a.m., at the McDougal Golden Rule Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road. Graveside services will be held Monday, 2 p.m., at the Manti City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Community Nursing (Hospice), 2970 South Main, #301, Salt Lake City, UT 83115.

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