Kenneth Merle Pope
November 30, 1955 - May 10, 2017

Kenneth Merle Pope

Kenneth Merle Pope
Nov 30, 1955 - May 10, 2017

Kenneth Merle Pope
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Kenneth Pope, 61, of Glenwood, IA, passed away May 10, 2017 at the Glen Haven Home in Glenwood.

Celebration of Life Gathering - 4:30 p.m., Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Pacific Junction Park in Pacific Junction, Iowa.

Memorials directed to the family.

Loess Hills Funeral Home of Glenwood assisted the family with arrangements.

Kenneth Merle Pope was born on November 30, 1955 in San Diego County, California, the son of Shirley Wiese and Amasa Franklin Pope.

Kenneth broke horses as a young boy. He worked at Nebraska Beef and IBP. Kenneth enjoyed cooking and watching movies.

Kenneth had two children with his wife Lori, son Chad and daughter Jennie.

Kenneth passed away on May 10, 2017 at the Glen Haven Home in Glenwood, Iowa at the age of 61 years. He was preceded in death by his father Amasa Pope; mother Shirley (Wiese) Hardisty; and sisters, Connie Christensen and Sheryl (Hardisty) Fry.

Kenneth is survived by his son Chad A. Engel; daughter Jennie Weber and husband Christian; grandchildren, Justin R. Engel, Brice A. Grossman, Jace H. Jerome and Summer R. Jerome; siblings, Butch (Melissa) Pope, Sally Pope, Tammy (Robert) Keithlley, Tawny (Adam) Grote, Vicki (Steve) Schueman, Shelly Hardisty, Shari Hardisty, Ronald Hardisty and Michael Hardisty; and other relatives and friends.

Cheryl on May 16, 2017

Mike and Karen Cooper on May 12, 2017

Candleour condolences to the family, for the loss of Kenny. We will miss him.

Diane Pope on May 11, 2017

So many memories of kenny from the time he was little to when he became a man. Rest in peace Kenny. Love you

Nicole Pope Assmann on May 11, 2017

Lots of memories come to mind when I think of you kenny! I know you are now at peace with all the rest of the family! Just know that you will be missed! Love you!

Melody Harwager on May 11, 2017

CandleI'm so sorry for the Pope family's loss. Kenny was a true friend, always put a smile on my face, "M R MICE!" He will be missed terribly, I wish I were there for you all, please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all, and I'm only a phone call away.
Melody Harwager

David Walker on May 11, 2017

To the Pope Family, I am so sorry to hear of Kens passing. My thoughts and prayers are with y'all. Keep all the good memories close to your heart.

Kamie on May 11, 2017

What a beautiful soul Kenny had a smile on his face every time I seen him my thoughts and prayers are with you all

Deb Dirk's Hottendorf on May 11, 2017

Where would I begin... There's so many to share... Rest in Paradise Kenny... You'll forever be in our hearts... Love you

K and J Harryman on May 11, 2017

Candleso sorry to hear this - Thoughts and Prayers are with the family !

Williams Family on May 11, 2017

We are saddened to learn that you're mourning the loss of your dear love one. However, it saddens our God even more. No doubt, you have many fond memories which will resurface from time to time. And because you do have memories, certainly shows that almighty God has memories as well. Therefore, with full confidence you can take comfort in knowing that he longs to restore perfect life to all those in his memory (Job 14:13-15; Rev 21:3, 4). Please accept our condolences at this most distressing time.

Tammy Pope Keithley on May 10, 2017

I know you are happy youre with Granny Pope now. Rest in peace. I love you

Selina Hunt on May 10, 2017

I've known Kenny since I was 15 years old he could dance storm out he was the life of the party dated him for a while he's a standup kind of guy to give the shirt off his back to anyone open his home to anyone and mean he also need my oldest boy George of the jungle I'm going to miss you Kenny I've loved you for many years and I know your love by a lot God bless sweetheart rest in peace

Debra soto on May 10, 2017

I've been friends with Kenny Pope for 35 years he was a good friend to me we had a lot of very good times. Most of the good times we had can't be posted here you all understand. Believe it or not he gave me some very good advice recently. I loved him very much as a friend and I'm going to miss him. I am so sorry for your loss Jennie



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