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Kenneth "Kenny" VanDenburgh

July 6, 1950 — May 24, 2021


Kenneth James VanDenburgh, ”Kenny” 70, Seneca, MO formerly of Wichita, KS passed into eternal rest May 24, 2021 at his home in Seneca after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease.

Kenny was born July 6, 1950 in Laporte, IN the son of Kenneth Joseph and Thelma Juanita VanDenburgh. Kenny served his country in the US Army. He owned and operated A New Dawn Plumbing Service in Wichita, KS. He loved to joke around and loved to give waitresses a hard time. He was a funny caring man and a great father. Kenneth loved riding horses, fishing and watching Westerns. He had a passion for photography. He loved his family and will be greatly missed.

Kenny is survived by his wife Dawn Marie (Draper) VanDenburgh, whom he married October 28, 1999 in Wichita, KS

Additional survivors include his children; John VanDenburgh, Egg Harbor, NJ, Crystal Pearson, Hutchinson, KS, Roger Abernathy, Hutchinson, KS and Tim Abernathy, Hutchinson, KS; step-children, Rachell Reeves, Seneca, MO and Brandon Reeves, Wichita, KS; siblings, Vickie Trumbo, Albuquerque, NM, Mary Freitag, Kiowa, KS, Beverly McCain, Thornton, CO and Diana Wetzel, Henderson, CO; 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Kenny was preceded in death by his parents; Kenneth and Thelma Juanita VanDenburgh and his brother Bruce VanDenburgh.

The body was taken for cremation under the personal direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO.

The family will hold a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at 11:00am June 5, 2021 at the Harper Christian Church, 321 E 10th St. Harper, KS 67058.

The family has requested that memorial contributions be made to Avalon Hospice, 2024 South Maiden Lane # 202, Joplin, MO 64804 for their dedication and spiritual guidance through his passing.
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Saturday, June 5, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Harper Christian Church

321 E 10th St, Harper, KS 67058

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