Kenneth B. "Kenny" Lemmage
September 3, 2016
Kenneth Brian (Kenny) Lemmage, age 68, passed away on September 3, 2016. Kenny was born July 17, 1948 to Kenneth D. and Verna (Vergin) Lemmage at the Monticello Hospital. He was a lifetime resident of Rockford.
Kenny attended Rockford Public School. In high school, he was active in football, basketball, baseball and National Honor Society. Kenny graduate from Rockford High School in 1966.
After high school, Kenny attended Moler Barber School and opened a shop in Delano. Kenny married Deborah Dahl on May 2, 1970 in Rockford where they made their home. Kenny and Deb were blessed with 3 children. He was a loving husband, great dad and super grandpa.
Kenny was employed with Schumacher Meats where he worked for 30 years, repairing anything that he was asked to do. He was a big car enthusiast and enjoyed working on them and helping others with their mechanical problems, but he was just an average fisherman.
Kenny was preceded in death by his father Kenneth D. Lemmage, father-in-law Arnold M. Dahl and favorite dog Riesa. He is survived by his wife of 46 years Deb; children Cami (Chad) Stivers, Matt Lemmage and Zack Lemmage; grandchildren Samantha Stivers and Katherine Lemmage; mother Verna Lemmage; brothers Tom (Jan) Lemmage and Barry (Cindy) Lemmage; mother-in-law Renate (Lehrke) Dahl; as well as aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A Celebration of Kenny’s life was held at 7 pm on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Our Father’s Lutheran Church in Rockford. A gathering of family and friends was from 6-7 PM prior to the celebration at the church. A private inurnment was at Elmwood Cemetery in Rockford.