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Obituaries

Kenneth DeWaele

WALNUT — Kenneth L. DeWaele, 60, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at Heritage Manor in Walnut.

Kenneth was born Jan. 29, 1959, in Walnut, the son of Lyman and Helen (Jacobs) DeWaele.

He was employed as a truck driver for the past 42 years. Kenneth was a member of the First Christian Church in Walnut.

Survivors include one son, Chris (Sarah) DeWaele of Naples, Italy; four sisters, Florence (Bill) McWaters of Coperas Cove, Texas, Ida (Rich) Vary of Walnut, Phyllis (Gary) Bill of Sheffield and Lucinda (Bill) Guzman of Morris; five brothers, John DeWaele of Walnut, Marvin (Linda) DeWaele of Mendota, Phillip (Ann) DeWaele of Walnut, Ralph (Cathy) DeWaele of Walnut and Howard DeWaele of Moline; and three grandchildren, Laela, Hayven and Lance DeWaele all of Naples, Italy.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Kenneth Steven DeWaele.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at the Garland Funeral Home in Walnut with the Rev. Brian Moore of the First Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow at the Walnut Cemetery in Walnut.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established.

Online condolences may be left at www.garlandfuneralhomes.com.

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