Kenneth Northway Obituary

Kenneth R. Northway
Kenneth R. Northway
Kenneth R. Northway

May 30, 1917 - July 6, 2004
Born in Adelphi, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Kenneth R. Northway, 87, of Riverview Care Center, went home to be with his Lord on Tuesday, July 6, 2004. Services will be 11 a.m. Friday at Grandview Park Funeral Home, with burial at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Kenneth, the son of Byron Northway and Elsie Deaton, was born on May 30, 1917 in Adelphi, Iowa. Kenneth was married to Orba (Black) Stock on October 2, 1956. Kenneth was employed by Northwestern Bell, retiring in 1980. Kenneth had lived in the Polk County area most of his life. He served in the U.S. Army and was a POW in Germany during of WWII.

Surviving are his wife, Orba; two sons, Raymond (Judy) Stock of Des Moines and William (Charlene) Stock of Centerville; and sister, Reda Austin of Des Moines. Surviving from a previous marriage are two sons, Kenneth (Delores) Northway and Jack (Linda) Northway; two daughters, Elaine (Fred) McClain and Tina (Art) Vandermark, all of Des Moines; 23 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Byron and Elsie; two brothers, Vern Northway and Tony Northway; one sister, Betty Bills; one son, Bill Northway; and grandsons, Rick Stock and Kenny Northway, Jr.

Family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.





Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Thursday, July 8, 2004
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, July 9, 2004
11:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
7601 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50321
Friday, July 9, 2004