OBITUARY: Kenneth R. Stewart

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Kenneth (Kenny) R. Stewart, 63, died on Jan. 25, 2023, at Wesley Medical Center in Wichita.

He was born on April 23, 1959, in El Dorado, the son of Charles and Ethel Stewart.

He attended high school in Newton.

Kenny worked as a saw operator at Future Foam in Newton for 28 years. He enjoyed fishing, old cars and spending time with his two cats and dog. Those who knew Kenny knew his great-niece, Taylor, and great-great niece Jaylee brought him joy.

Kenny is survived by his children, Joshua (Ashleigh) Stewart of Hutchinson, Donald Stewart of Wichita and Stephanie Meilleur of Michigan; grandchildren Brookelyn, Acelynn and Jaxson and sister Cathy (Ron) Eason of the home; and friend and mother of his children, Lori Siclebottom of Wichita.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Ethel Stewart, brother Chares S. Stewart, niece Stephanie Stewart and nephew Ronald E. Eason.

Memorial contributions in Kenny’s name can be left to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for research and left in care of Petersen Family Funeral Home or mailed to the Kansas CFF Chapter at the following address: Heart of America, 2405 Grand Blvd. Suite 520, Kansas City, Mo., 64108.

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