Mell D. Kennedy passed away on October 16, 2011. He was born on July 8, 1912 in Kensington, Kansas and raised in Sabetha, Kansas. He graduated from Kansas University. He was a veteran of World War II reaching the rank of Captain. He worked as a banker retiring in 1977.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 58 years, Madge (Proctor) Kenendy; his parents, Edwin Kennedy and Grace Harriet Kennedy; his sisters, Lois and Doris. He is survived by his nephews, Roger Proctor and his wife, Margie and Mike Proctor and his wife, Bobbie and nieces, Mary Ellen Antonio and her husband, John and Kaven Proctor.
A graveside memorial service was held in Sabetha Cemetery on October 21, 2011.