Kenneth D. Bourbina Sr.
Kenneth Bourbina Sr.
93, passed away Tuesday, January 20th, in Abilene. He was born August 12, 1922 in the Holland Community, the son of Matthew and Stella (Morrison) Bourbina. Growing up, Kenneth attended Ash grove District 119 and Scotia District 55 schools. He was a World War II Army Veteran serving in the European Theater decorated with the Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals. On October 9, 1946 Kenneth married Bonnie Lou Mock. The early years of their marriage was spent farming in the Holland Community before moving to Abilene in 1959. In 1958 he became a rural mail carrier, retiring in 1982. Kenneth enjoyed spending time with friends, his antique cars and farming. Bonnie preceded him in death June 13, 2010. He was a member of the American Legion, D.V.A. and V.F.W. Kenneth was also preceded in death by a grandson, Travis Bourbina; a sister, Lucile McCain and two brothers, Lawrence and Walter Bourbina.
Survived by: Daughter Valerie (Ron) Sare Abilene
Son Kenneth (Char) Bourbina Jr. Abilene
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Monday, January 25th, at the Danner Funeral Home with Pastor Mark Stanger officiating. Interment will follow in the Abilene, Cemetery. The family will receive friends 2:00 – 3:00 PM Sunday, January 24th, at the Danner Funeral Home. The family suggests memorial contributions in his name be made to the Mt. Pleasant Church. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.