HIGGINS, Kent 1945-2015
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/16/2016 at 18:25:06
Kent Higgins, 70, of Conrad, IA, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Veterans Hospital in Iowa City, IA. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July, 1, 2015, at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at the Conrad Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes, in Conrad. Interment with military honors will be at Conrad Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Conrad American Legion.
Kent was born May 5, 1945 to Dewey and Barbara (Roggow) Higgins, in Kansas City, MO. He graduated from Dallas Center Grimes High School, in 1964. Kent was drafted into the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He started his trucking career with Neuroth Truckline, in Conrad. Most recently Kent was employed with Grundy County in their Secondary Road Department, retiring in 2009. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, the Conrad American Legion. Kent volunteered for many years on the Conrad Fire Department and BCERT. He enjoyed fishing and boating in the Lake City, MN area. Kent was very fond of old cars.
Kent will be missed by his wife, Marj, three children; Lynlee (Michael) Towner of Conrad, Lance (Karen) Higgins of Coralville, IA, Laura (Casey) Lyman of Iowa Falls, IA, nine grandchildren; Tyler, Jordon, Ryan, Joshua Towner, Luke (Ashlee) Higgins, John (Victoria) Higgins, Leah Higgins, Cheyenne and Braxtin Lyman, brother, Donald (Mickey) Higgins, of Blackhawk, SD,and a sister in law, Marylee Kelly of DesMoines, IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Marsha Reeder, a brother-in-law Mike Kelly, and a nephew, Adam Kelly.
--Anderson Funeral Homes (www.andersonfhs.com)
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