Kenneth Mc Creight


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Posted Online: March 25, 2013, 6:27 pm
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Kenneth H. Mc Creight, 83, of Dacono, Colo., died March 21, 2013, at home.
Memorial services will be on March 29, 2013, at 12:15 p.m. at Fort Logan, 4400 W. Kenyon Ave., Denver, CO 80236. A celebration of life will follow from 2 to 5 p.m at American Legion Post 1985, 870 1st St., Firestone. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in Kenneth Mc Creight's name to American Legion Post 1985, P.O. Box 461, Firestone, CO 80520; VFW, 206 S. Main St., Longmont, CO 80501; or Hospice Care of Boulder & Broomfield counties, 2954 Trailridge Drive, East Lafayette, CO 80026. If you prefer to send flowers, please send them to 1023 Mac Davidson Circle, Dacono, CO 80514.
He was born in Rock Island on Dec. 19, 1929, to Clyde and Mary Ann Mc Creight. In 1948, he enlisted in the United States Army and, after six years of service, was honorably discharged in 1954. After being discharged from the Army, he returned to Rock Island, where he owned a nightclub and the Border Lounge before moving to Colorado in 1976, where he met and married Mary L. Davis on Dec. 3, 1977.
He enjoyed being involved with the American Legion Post 1985 in Firestone, Colo., and being with family.
Survivors include his wife of 35 years, Mary L. Mc Creight; his children, Judy Wallen, Dan Davis, Bryan Davis, Kenny Davis and Connie Davis; grandchildren, Jayden Wallen, Jordin Wallen, Brianna Davis and Cody Davis; sister, Millie Thoren; and several nieces and nephews.












 



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Walter Jones, of Co, F 23rd Ky, volunteers, lost a satchel on the Camden road, yesterday, containing his papers of discharge from the army.
1889 -- 125 years ago: E. W. Robinson purchased from Mrs. J.T. Miller the livery stable on the triangle south of Market square.
1914 -- 100 years ago: A municipal; bathing beach was advocated at the weekly meeting of the city commission by commissioner Rudgren, who suggested the foot of Seventh Street as an excellent location.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Floyd Shetter, Rock Island county superintendent schools, announced teachers hired for nearly all of the 95 rural and village grade schools in the county.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The mercury officially reached the season's previous high of 95 about noon today and continued upward toward an expected mark of 97.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Fort Armstrong hotel once the wining and dining chambers of Rock Island's elite is under repair. Progress is being made though at a seeming snail's pace to return the building to a semblance of its past glory for senior citizen's homes.








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