Myers, Kenneth A. Kenneth A. Myers, 90, of Aurora passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at Countryside Care Center. He was born February 7, 1921 in El Reno, OK. Ken was a dedicated and loving son, husband, father, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, friend and mentor. He was a decorated WWII veteran and was active in local veteran organizations. Ken is remembered as a man of strong character and work ethic, an open heart, an adventurous spirit, and a selfless supporter of his family and friends. He is survived by two sons Ken (Elaine) of Bull Shoals, Arkansas and Dale (JoDell) of Sugar Grove, Illinois; his daughter-in-law Pat Myers of Aurora, Illinois; four grandchildren Denise Storm, Scott (Tanya) Myers, Jeff (Lesley) Myers, and Brandi Myers; 4 great grandchildren; and his brother Melvin of California, Maryland. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Rose Pillatsch; his son Vernon; his granddaughter Lori; his parents Blanche and Herman Myers; three brothers and one sister. Funeral services will be held at New England Congregational Church on Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 10:30am. Rev. Gary McCann will officiate. Interment will be private. Visitation will be Friday, May 20, 2011 from 4:00pm until 7:00pm at THE DALEIDEN MORTUARY, 220 N. Lake St., Aurora, 630-631-5500. www.daleidenmortuary.com Memorial contributions may be made in Kenneth's memory to Honor Flight Chicago, 938 W. Montana St., Chicago, IL 60614 or the Lori Lynn Myers Scholarship Fund, 1890 Robert St., Aurora, IL 60506.
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Published in Beacon News on May 19, 2011