Corn 05

Kenneth "Kenney" C. Sierens

May 7, 1941 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 80)

Obituary

Kenneth “Kenney” Sierens, 80, of Annawan, passed away on Friday, October 15, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA.  A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 22, 2021, at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory – Atkinson Chapel. Reverend Terry Lancaster will officiate.  Burial will follow at Evergreen Memory Gardens, Kewanee.  Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to the Kenneth Sierens Memorial Fund, where they will be distributed among several local charities.

 

Kenney was born on May 7, 1941, the son of Alphonse and Helen (Hoogerwerf) Sierens, in Mineral, IL.  He graduated from Mineral High School.  On August 1, 1959, Kenney married Sara Anderson.  She preceded him in death on April 5, 2019.  Kenney and Sara farmed for over 50 years in the Mineral and Annawan communities and owned and operated the Mineral Elevator in Mineral and Atkinson for 35 years.  When not working, Kenney enjoyed spending time with his family, especially attending every sporting event of the grandchildren.  Kenney and Sara enjoyed wintering in Florida prior to her passing.  He liked reading, going out to eat, mowing, golfing, and driving his ’57 Chevy.  Kenney was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Annawan. He was a 4th Degree Knight and Knights of Columbus member, past president of the Illinois Grain and Feed Association, former Mineral Marsh Drainage District Commissioner, and member of the Holy Name Society. 

 

Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Troy (Tracy) Sierens, Mineral, daughter, Wanda (Mike) Lucas, Annawan; seven grandchildren, Joe, Caila, Alexis, Jordyn, Kristin Sierens, Austin and Hunter Lucas; two great-grandchildren, Haidyn and Ava; and special friend, Beverly Olinger.

 

Kenney was preceded in death by his parents, Alphonse and Helen; his loving wife, Sara; sons, Jimmie Joe and Kenney Joe; and sister, Shirley Rakestraw.

 

 

 

To send flowers to Kenneth "Kenney" C. Sierens' family, please visit our floral store.

 Service Program


Services

You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family
© 2021 Vandemore Funeral Homes and Cremation Services. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy