Kenneth E. "Kenney" Fager
Kenneth E. "Kenny" Fager, 85, passed away Monday, November 14th, in Abilene. He was born August 12, 1931 in the Elmo community, the son of John and Lena A. (Doyle) Fager. Growing up in the area, Kenny attended local schools. He was a Marine veteran having served in Korea. On June 4, 1954, Kenny married Thyra M. Betts in Abilene. All of their married life was spent in the Abilene area. Kenny owned and operated the Fager Repair Shop specializing in diesel repair. Thyra preceded him in death June 7, 2015. He enjoyed his work, restoring John Deere equipment, children and animals. Kenny was also preceded in death by; his parents; a sister, Helen Bickford and three brothers, Lawrence, Harold and Maynard Fager.
He is survived by: two sisters, Evelyn Woods of Carlton and Leona Bradford of Tecumseh; nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held 1:30 PM Thursday, November 17th, at the Abilene Cemetery with Fr. Jerry Rankin officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions in his name be made to the Elsie Brooks Cancer Fund. They may be left at or sent in care of the Danner Funeral Home POB 758 Abilene, Kansas 67410.