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Kenneth Wille

Wille-1Kenneth Wille, age 84, of Norman, Arkansas passed away Monday, May 11, 2015 in Hot Springs, Arkansas.

He was born May 19, 1930 in Chase, Kansas to the late Joseph George Wille and the late Margaret Godfrey Wille. He was married for sixty-four years to Shirley Samson Wille. He served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army and was a farmer by profession. Also, a longtime member of the St. Agnes Catholic Church and was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus Council 7258. He was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and friend to all. He will be dearly missed by all.

He is survived by wife, Shirley Wille, of Norman, Arkansas; sons, Harold Wille and wife, Sue, of Ft. Smith, Arkansas; David Wille, of Norman, Arkansas; daughters, Kennetha Napier and husband, John, of Norman, Arkansas, Rosanna Youngblood and husband, Charles, of Ink, Arkansas; six grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchilren; brothers, Bob Wille, of Wichita, Kansas, Jerry Wille, of Wichita, Kansas, John Wille, of Pasadena, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Keith Jerome Wille; grandson, Kristopher Youngblood; and a brother, Raymond Curtis Wille.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, May 16, 2015, 12 noon, at St. Agnes Catholic Church with Father Josh Stengal as Celebrant. Interment will follow in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Rosary and visitation will be Friday, May 15, 2015, from 6-8 p.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel.

Pallbearers will be the Knights of Columbus Counsel 7258.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Knights of Columbus.

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