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Bellville Times
Marcus E. Kenter, Sr. passed away at home on Saturday, June 17, 2006 from
Lung Cancer.
He was born on June 3, 1921 and was raised in Bellville.
Marcus served as a Tech Sergeant in the Army Air Force from 1941 until 1945,
seeing action in the Pacific Theater during World War II.
Marcus married his high school sweetheart, Rona Dell Coward in 1941 and
resided in the Galveston and Texas City area for 35 years where he retired
from Monsanto Chemical Company.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Rona Dell Coward Kenter; their son
Marcus "Corky" Kenter, Jr. and wife Debby of Huntsville; their daughter,
Glenda Kenter Lee and husband James of Houston; grandchildren, Corby Kenter
and wife Andee, Courtlan Kenter and wife Jeseica, Montana Lee and Britton
Lee; great granddaughter Kylar Kenter; his sisters Mary Jane Gordon and
Elizabeth Skalak of Bellville and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Marcus was a member of St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville.
A memorial service celebrating his life was held on Tuesday, June 20, 2006
at 2 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church, 520 N. Holland, Bellville, Texas.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church of Bellville
or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 501, Bellville, Texas 77418.
Posted by Joy Neely


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