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Frank Grafton Kinney 1896 - 1963


Posted By: Connie Swearingen (email)
Date: 10/1/2023 at 20:22:21

Sioux City Journal
28 January 1963

F. G. Kinney Dies Here

Was Longtime Health Employe, Active in Legion

Frank G. Kinney, 1504 Main street, a member of the city health department for 32 years and well-known legionnaire, died unexpectedly Sunday morning at the residence.

Mr. Kinney, 66, was a city sanitary inspector at the time of his death. He would have retired March 15 from the health, department.

He was a past commander of Monahan post 64, American Legion, and was active in the 40 and 8 society of the legion and served as its grand chef de gare at one time.

He was born July 13, 1896 at Ute, Ia., and had resided here since November, 1925 when he came to Sioux City to work in the Woodbury county sheriffs office. He was employed by the county health department prior to his association with the city health office.

Mr. Kinney was a member of Cathedral of the Epiphany and a veteran of world war 1.

He married Grace Sexton on September 24, 1919 at Danbury.

Survivors in addition to the widow include five daughters, Mrs. Robert (Anna Marie) Wilson of Aberdeen, S. D., Mrs. L. C. (Dorothea) Roskam of Minneapolis; Mrs. Don (Evelyn) Shriner of Lincoln, Neb., and Mrs. Arnold (Jean) Petersen and Mrs. Arthur (Lois) Hansen, both of Sioux City; three sons, Franklin W. of Pocatello, Idaho; Robert T., of Loveland Colo., and George W. of Sioux City: a brother, Clifford Kinney of Danbury, and a sister, Mrs. Walter Riecks, also of Danbury and 23 grandchildren.

The body was taken to the Larkin funeral home.

Sioux City Journal
29 January 1963

Funeral services for Frank G. Kinney, 66, 1504 Main street, who died Sunday at the residence, will be at 9 a. m. Wednesday at Cathedral of the Epiphany. Rt. Rev Msgr. W. B. Bauer, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's cemetery at Danbury.

Pallbearers will be Nick A. Thoma, Roy W. Kugel, Virgil T. Considine, George R. Beringer, Irving H. Knudson and Thomas Corothers.

Honorary pallbearers will be George M. Paradise, W. L. Murphy, C. C. Davenport, C. Gerald Kennedy, R. J. Gatens and Fred P. Johannsen.

The rosary will be recited at 8 clock tonight at the Larkin funeral.


Frank G. Kinney of Sioux City died unexpectedly at his home on Sunday, Jan. 27. He was a member of the city health department for 32 years and would have retired on March 15.

Mr. Kinney was born on July 13, 1896 at Ute. He moved to this vicinity with his parents, where to he resided until 1925 when he moved to Sioux City. He married Grace Sexton on Sept. 24, 1919.

Mr. Kinney was a member of the Cathedral of the Epiphany and a veteran of World War I. He was a well-known Legionnaire.

Survivors include the widow; five daughters, Mrs. Anna Marie Wilson of Aberdeen, S.D., Mrs. Dorothea Roskam of Minneapolis, Mrs. Evelyn Shriner of Lincoln, Mrs. Jean Petersen and Mrs. Lois Hansen; three sons, Franklin W of Pocatello, Idaho, Robert of Loveland, Colo., and George; a brother, Clifford Kinney; a sister, Mrs. Nina Riecks, and 23 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at the Cathedral of the Epiphany on Wednesday morning. Burial was in the Catholic cemetery here.


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