Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Kenneth John LeCheminant 1922 - 2012

LeCheminant, Ken and Trudy

Ken died February 6, 2012

Our beloved husband, father, and friend, Kenneth John LeCheminant, Sr., has passed from our sight. He died peacefully in Lindon, Utah on Saturday, February 4, 2012 at age 89 after battling Alzheimer’s disease for some time. One of four brothers, he was born in Ocean Park, California, on August 26th, 1922. He was married to Ida Mary Boreham in 1942, and they had four children. After a divorce, he married Gertrude Overson in 1966, and they had one daughter. Long-time residents of Glendale, California, they lived there until retirement in 1991, when they moved to Orem, Utah. After Gertrude’s passing in 2001, he married Carma Golding, from Orem.
He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from September 1942 to October 1945. During that time he was an aviation machinist aboard the aircraft carrier U.S. Enterprise. After his honorable discharge from military service, he worked as an automotive mechanic until his retirement. During his lifetime he was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many callings. He had an abiding testimony in Jesus Christ and gave much of his time in service to others.

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Son Wayne LeCheminant

Kenny LeCheminant, Mary Alice LeCheminant, Wayne W. LeCheminant and Marvin LeCheminant.