Kenneth Guenther
Kenneth Guenther

Obituary of Kenneth J. Guenther

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GUENTHER, KENNETH

Kenneth J. Guenther, age 74 of Yankton, SD passed away Thursday, March 17, 2022, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, Yankton, SD.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Yankton, SD with Rev. Tom Anderson officiating.  Burial will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Yankton, SD.  Visitations will be 5 to 7 PM, Tuesday, March 22, 2022, at the Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory, Yankton, SD with a rosary at 6:45 PM followed by a Scripture service at 7:00 PM. Visitations will resume one hour prior to the service at the church.  Online condolences may be sent at:  www.opsahl-kostelfuneralhome.com.  Live streaming of Kenneth’s service can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/opsahlkostel/live.

Kenneth James Guenther was born to Armond and Angeline (Arens) Guenther on March 27,1947 in Hartington NE. Growing up in the Nebraska area and Kansas, moving to Yankton in 1961. He graduated from Yankton High School. He continued his education through the Job Corp in Lincoln NE. He worked at numerous places in Yankton.

He is survived by 3 brothers, David (Leanne)Guenther of Negaunee, MI, Lawrence Guenther of Yankton, and Darrel Guenther of Sioux City, IA. 4 sisters, Donna (Jim) Huff of Allen, TX, Luette (Steve) Obr of Yankton, SD, Ellen (Alton) Walz of Yankton SD, and Doreen (Tom) Cook of Lawton IA.

He was preceded in death by his parents and nephew Daniel Guenther.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to the family for a charity to be selected at a later date.

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Tuesday
22
March

Visitation

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
Tuesday
22
March

Rosary

6:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
Tuesday
22
March

Scripture service

7:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Opsahl-Kostel Funeral Home & Crematory
601 West 21st Street
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056659679
Wednesday
23
March

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
St. Benedict Catholic Church
1500 Saint Benedict Drive
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
605-664-6214
Wednesday
23
March

Interment

11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Sacred Heart Cemetery
North Douglas
Yankton, South Dakota, United States
6056653502