Kenneth Dean Kock, born March 6, 1939 in Coleridge NE, passed away September 27, 2019 in Chadron NE after a struggle with cancer. Kenneth's parents were Fredrich Carl Kock and Magdelena Clara Peterson Kock. Kenny graduated from Coleridge High School in 1957.
Kenny married Lynda Kay Saunders in July 1960 and later divorced. He has three children from that marriage, Kevin Karl Kock, James Dean Kock, and Timothy Kendall Kock.
Kenny married Donna Lou Swanson Hula on February 14, 1971. This union added two additional children to his family. Kevin Francis Hula, and Cheryl Diane Hula Kampschieder.
Kenny worked in residential construction, and later precast concrete production at Wahoo Concrete. He retired in March 2002. After retirement, Kenny and Donna relocated from Fremont, NE to Crawford, NE. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, raising livestock, and woodworking.
Kenny is survived by his wife Donna, sons Kevin (Barb) Kock of Omaha, James (Pam) Kock, Tim Kock, Kevin (Janet) Hula, and daughter Cheryl (Mike) Kampschnieder all of Fremont NE, twelve grandchildren, and 20 great-grandchildren, brothers Gene Kock of Sioux City IA, Danny Kock of Coleridge NE, and sisters Elaine Miller of Sioux City IA, and Barbara Fluent of Cedar Falls IA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Larell Kock, Clayton Kock, and sisters Erdis Rayne and Juanita Rhoten.