In Memory

Jim Kenworthy - Class Of 1957

Jim Kenworthy

James M. Kenworthy, 53, of Puyallup, Wash., died July 28, 1992, from an industrial accident at his job in Washington.
  Born Feb. 9, 1939, in Delphi, he was the son of Vernon and Florence Beaver Kenworthy of Delphi, who survive.  His marriage was on Aug. 11, 1962, in Vancouver, Wash., to Joan C. Brunstom, who survives.
  He was raised in Delphi and graduated in 1957 from Delphi High School.
  At age 18, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served eight years.
  He had lived in Washington over 25 years.
  He was a journeyman electrician with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 76 in Tacoma, Wash.  He worked as a construction electrician on job sites in the Puget Sound area.
  He attended the Life Center of Tacoma and was a former member of the Pittsburg Church of the Brethren.  He also was a member of the Independent Order of Forresters in Tacoma.
  His hobby was flying radio-controlled model airplanes.
  Also surviving are two daughters, Kristina Keller and Kimberly Kenworthy, both of Puyallup; and two sisters, Barbara Adams and Melody Busch, both of Delphi.
  Memorial services were Friday at the Life Center in Tacoma.
  Memorials may be given to donor's favorite charity.
Obituary notice taken from the Carroll County Comet, Wednesday, August 5, 1992

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09/13/09 05:40 PM #1    

Melody Kenworthy (Busch) (1966)

Jim Kenworthy was a special big brother, when he joined the Air Force, he would always come to school and pick me up and it made me so proud. While he was in the service he meet his wife Joan Brunstrom. They had two little girls, Kristina and Kimberly. Jim was killed in an industrial accident the day after he gave his oldest daughter Kristina away in marriage. Jim has two grandchildren, Nic and Sadie, and a step grandaughter
Cassandra. His wife Joan just retired last year and is enjoying being a grandmother.

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