Kenneth Michael Kieffer, 73, passed away at home in Kuna, Idaho, on August 3, 2022.
Ken was born to Alvin Kieffer and Maxine Englestead on January 20, 1949, in Honolulu, Hawaii. During his childhood, he and his siblings grew up all over the country, moving with the Air Force.
Ken met the love of his life, Mary Lue, in October 1970 on a blind date. They were married on August 12, 1971, in the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ken graduated with honors from the University of Utah with a degree in accounting and soon found a job with Ford Motor Company.
Following in his parents' footsteps, Ken and Mary Lue raised their four children across the country, living in Utah, California, Georgia, Oregon, and Missouri, and made many friends along the way.
Ken loved reading and could often be found with a book in his hand or reading on his iPad. He loved learning new things, especially anything related to cooking, photography, history, and automobiles. He loved traveling and seeing new things. Ken held a special place in his heart for camping and hiking in the National Parks with his family.
Ken is survived by his wife, Mary Lue, and children Kathryn, Ken Jr. (Gulya), Elizabeth (Kyle), and Margaret (Ben). Ken is also survived by his grandchildren, who are the light of his life, Gram, Lydia, Avery, and Calvin.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Maxine, his oldest brother Alvin H and his nephew Shawn Halford.
A funeral will be held on Saturday, August 13 at 10 am, with a viewing held an hour prior. The funeral will be held at 2700 Ensign Dr. Platte City, MO.
Interment at the Glenridge Cemetery B Highway Liberty, MO 64068Service Information:
Visitation for Kenneth M. Kieffer, Sr., 73, of Kuna, Idaho, and formerly of the Kansas
City Northland, will begin at 9:00 am, followed by funeral services at 10:00 am, on
Saturday, August 13, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2700 Ensign Hill
Drive, Platte City, MO. Burial following at Glenridge Cemetery in Liberty, MO.