Tama County Iowa Obituaries

J. T. Kenner

The Toledo Chronicle
March 12, 1885

J. T. Kenner died at his home in Dumont, Iowa, March 5th, 1885, of neuralgia of the stomach. He was born in Knox county, Ohio, in 1849. Was married Dec. 25th, 1870, to Sarah E. Spracklin at Belle Plaine. Moved to Chelsea in 1878 and lived here until Sept. 1884, when they moved to Dumont, and lived until his death. His married life was full of happiness. By his kindness and sociability he made many friends in society. He was a kind and indulgent husband and father and made home bright and cheerful. He leaves a wife and three small children to mourn their loss. Other relatives and numerous friends will feel his loss deeply. His remains were taken to Belle Plaine for interment. He was for several years a prominent member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and their order with a delegation from Chelsea lodge participated in his burial.

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