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Kenny Waters, 78, of Massena

Mass of Christian Burial: Will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Massena with burial in the St. Patrick’s Catholic Cemetery. A luncheon will be held at the church immediately following the services. Father James Ahnenkora will officiate the service.  

Open Visitation: Will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019, from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Massena. 

Family Visitation: The family will greet friends on Monday, August 19th, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Steen Funeral Home in Massena. 

Memorials: Memorials may be directed the Kenny Waters memorial fund to be established by the family at a later date. 

Kenneth Arthur Waters was born January 1, 1941, in Adams County, Iowa, the son of Robert A. and Mary V. (Devine) Waters. He passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at his home in Massena, Iowa, at the age of 78.

Kenny grew up in Adams County and attended a one room school house and then went to Massena High in 7th grade graduating in 1958 in the last class to graduate in Massena. He lived most of his life in Massena. He served his country in the United State Air Force from 1959 to 1963. On June 10, 1961, he was united in marriage to Donna Shields in Massena, Iowa. Kenny was the manager for Standard Fertilizer Plant from 1974 to 1987, was a Cass County Supervisor from 1992 to 2000 and he drove a school bus for CAM from 1999 to 2016. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Kenny was a member of the St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and Lion’s Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents; infant son, Douglas; brothers, Gerald and Raymond Waters; brothers-in-law, Vernon Coffman and Dick Kill; sister-in-law, Nancy Waters; father and mother-in-law, Warren and Norma (Wickey) Shields; and son-in-law, John Agnew.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Waters of Massena; children, Jane Waters-Parks (Doug) of Bellevue, NE; Gloria Waters (Brett Nuzum-fiancé) of Winterset; Susan Agnew (Phil Casey-friend), of Corning; Steven Waters and Dan Waters (Christine Walton-fiancé) of Massena; nine grandchildren, Robyn Burnett, Andy Waters, Jodie Pollard, Christopher Carr, Karli Waters, Lindsey Parks, Kendra Walton, Callie Walton and Chloe Bruns; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Coffman of Sheldahl, Iowa; Joanne Shannon (Don) of Greenfield; sisters-in-law, Dolores Waters of Omaha; Pam Coffin of Isabella, MN; Cindy Haug (Lee) of New Market, Iowa and Debra Barelos (George) of Council Bluffs; other relatives and friends.

 

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