Kenneth Lionberger

Kenneth Waldo “Kenny” Lionberger, 75, Hermann, passed away May 25, 2018 at Frene Valley of Hermann Stonebridge.

 Kenny was born in Hermann, Dec. 18, 1942, a son of the late Waldo J. and Virginia Ruby (Ruediger) Lionberger.

 He was the husband of Marlene A. (Meyer) Lionberger. They were united in marriage Aug. 14, 1971, at Hermann United Methodist Church.

 Kenny served in the National Guard. He was a member of Hermann United Methodist Church, and the Hermann Masonic Lodge #123 A.F. & A.M., Hermann Jaycees, Hermann Lions Club, Frene Investment Club and a member of the Board of Directors of Charter One Bank, Owensville.

 Kenny is survived by his wife Marlene, of the home; by a son, Kenneth Waldo Lionberger, Jr. and wife Nina, of Barnhart; by three daughters, Kelly Leger and husband Lester, of Houston, Texas; Raylene Hollrah, and husband Jayson of Hermann; and Renee Agonis, of Houston, Texas; by a brother, Denver Lionberger and wife Diane, of Eureka; by four grandsons, Kristopher Lionberger, of Barnhart; Ryan Bulinski, of Hermann; and Logan and Landon Leger, of Houston, Texas; by three granddaughters, Allyson Hollrah, of Hermann; and Kennedy and Kendall Agonis, of Houston; by one great grandson, Sawyer Lionberger, of Barnhart; by two brother-in-laws Kevin Meyer and wife Kathy and Stanley Meyer and wife Debbie, all of Hermann. He was preceded in death by his parents, by a sister-in-law Carol Lionberger and a son-in-law Jeffry Agonis.

 Ken enjoyed his work as a successful insurance agent with American Family Insurance for 47 years. Ken was larger than life, always full of humor to make someone smile, he never met a stranger. He loved being outdoors in the garden or cutting wood, but most of all Ken loved his family, he rarely missed a sporting event and he loved spending time with his grandchildren. The big guy will be missed by many but his memory will be everlasting.

 Visitation was held Tuesday, May 29, from 2 to 8 at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, Hermann.

Funeral services will be held (today)Wednesday, May 30, at 11 a.m. at Hermann United Methodist Church, with Rev. Beth Duckworth and Rev. John Rice officiating.

Burial will be at Oak Haven Memorial Gardens, Hermann. Memorials may be given to Hermann U.M.C. or Just Call Me Ray. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.