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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Obituary - Kenneth Lee Braden

Kenneth Lee Braden of Lowry City, Missouri passed away Saturday morning, December 5, 2020, at the age of 51 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri after suffering from a massive stroke on Monday, November 30th. Kenny, as he was known to family and friends, was born on February 14, 1969 in El Dorado Springs, Missouri to Dennis and Janice Mitchell Braden.

He lived most of his life in the Collins, Missouri area. He was saved at a young age at Bible School at the First Baptist Church in Collins. Kenny graduated from Weaubleau High School in 1987. He was a member of the Vo-Tech School in Buffalo, Missouri. After graduating, Kenny used his knowledge and skills from Vo-Tech to work a short time in the field of Diesel Mechanics. He then worked for Tracker Marine in Bolivar, Vance Brothers out of Kansas City, held several miscellaneous construction jobs, worked at the Sawmill, and was employed the last four years by MFA Farmers Exchange in Lowry City, Missouri.

Kenny enjoyed spending time across the creek at his Dad’s place, loved his Mom’s homemade chicken and noodles, liked fishing and hunting with his brother Kevin, and teasing his sister Karen. Kenny loved being outdoors snagging and deer hunting. He enjoyed arrowhead hunting with his buddy LeVonne and enjoyed the Davis Outdoor Flea Market with his friend Stephanie. Kenny was interested in guns and liked watching football on T.V.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Robert and Ermidine Braden; maternal grandparents, Lee and Madeline Mitchell; uncle Bill Mitchell and his best friend, Bart Williams.

Kenny is survived by his father, Dennis Braden of Collins, MO; mother, Janice Davis of Lowry City, MO; sister, Karen Warmbrodt (Mitch) of Appleton City, MO; brother, Kevin Braden (Tanisha) of Osceola, MO; daughter, Faith (George) of Flemington, MO; three grandchildren, Lane, Draycee, and Colsen Johnson; two boys he helped raise, Bub and Luke Jones; nephew, Jade Warmbrodt; nieces, Braden Warmbrodt and Micahyla (Jake) Cone and their children Brylee and Greyson; many aunts, uncles,
cousins and friends who will miss him. The family is shocked and saddened by the sudden loss of Kenny.