Kenneth L. Alshouse

CLARION TOWNSHIP - Kenneth Leon Alshouse, 77, a lifelong resident of Clarion Township passed away May 10, 2020 at OSF St. Anthony’s Hospital, Rockford.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 14 at Clarion Lutheran Cemetery with Rev. Phillip Gronbach officiating. Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota is handling arrangements.

Kenneth was born Aug. 13, 1942 in Mendota to Lawrence W. and Ella Eileen (Hoffman) Alshouse. He married Wilma Theresa Parr on June 27, 1998 at Clarion Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife, aunts and many cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father in 1951, his mother in 1988 and one brother, Norman L. Alshouse in 1987.

Kenneth was baptized and confirmed at Clarion Lutheran Church where he was a member. He was a farmer, which was his life. He enjoyed antique tractors, loved his dogs and his 1967 Mustang.

Memorials may be directed to Samaritan’s Purse at


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