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Kenneth T. Hendershott

Fri, Aug 1st, 2003
Posted in Obituaries

Kenneth T. Hendershott, 95, of Mankato, formerly of the Preston area, died July 24, 2003 at Immanuel-St. Joseph's Hospital in Mankato.

He was born Aug. 16, 1907, in Carimona, rural Preston, and graduated from Dunwoody Institute in Minneapolis. On May 30, 1930, he married Kathleen Cummings in Fountain. They moved to Mankato in 1937. Mr. Hendershott was employed by International Harvester in Mankato for 33 years. His first wife died in 1978. In 1985 he married Pearl Fisher in Mankato, and she survives. Mr. Hendershott was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, the Eagles Club and Summit Center. He enjoyed bowling, playing cards, fishing and dancing.

Survivors include his wife; two stepsons, Gary (Pam) Lundin and Gordon (Nancy) Lundin, both of Mankato; a stepdaughter, Patricia (David) Kelly of Maplewood, Minn.; three granddaughters; two great-grandsons; eight stepgrandchildren; and two sisters, Frances Gilbert of Ostrander and Gladys Grebin of Preston. He was preceded in death by a son, a granddaughter and a sister.

The funeral was on July 28, 2003 at Bethel Baptist Church in Mankato, with the Rev. David Banfield officiating. Burial was in Carimona Cemetery in rural Preston.

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