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Kenneth 'Kenny' W. Bushhousen

November 24, 1941 — May 5, 2013

Kenneth W. Kenny Bushhousen, 71 of Grand Island died Sunday, May 5, 2013 at his home. Memorial graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, May 9, 2013 at Wood River Cemetery, Wood River with the Rev. Scott Friesen officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the Berean Bible Church. Apfel Funeral Home is caring for the family. Kenneth William Bushhousen was born November 24, 1941 in Ravenna, Nebraska the son of Arthur and Mary (Gehring) Bushhousen. He grew up and attended country school at Schauppsville and Wood River. As a teenager he worked for area farmers around the Wood River area. He was united in marriage to Joan Guy August 16, 1961, in Minden, Nebraska. The couple made their home in Grand Island where Kenny was a self-employed contractor and later moved to Dannebrog where he was employed at Platte River by Products from 1983 until his retirement in 2005. He loved spending time with his family, grandchildren and great grandchildren and enjoyed time with his brother, Terry, the last two years sorting steel and fishing. Survivors of the immediate family include his wife Joan Bushhousen of Grand Island, two daughters & sons in law: Jolene & Carlos Campos of Jacksonville, FL, Gloria & Morgan Sleeper of Grand Island, NE, two sons & daughters in law: Bill & Shayla Bushhousen of Lincoln, NE, Brad & Lana Bushhousen of St, Libory, NE two sisters, Amy Jo Sherman of Alda, NE, Rita Minyard of Quinton, OK, ten grandchildren: Carlos, Alicia, Cristina, Christopher, Trew, Chase, Tara, Sydney, Brook and Bo, ten great grandchildren: Gabriel, Dominic, Eliana, Alyssa, Erin, Travis, Bryce, Kylie, Aleah and Landyn. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Allard, Gordon & Terry Bushhousen, two brothers in law, Jim Minyard and Ronald Sherman.

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