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Melanie A. Kenney

November 7, 1967 — November 17, 2021

Melanie A. Kenney
Gaza, Iowa
Services for Melanie A. Kenney, age 54, of Gaza, Iowa who passed away on Wednesday, November 17, 2021, at Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Her funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at the Primghar Church of Christ with Pastor Mike Cooper ~ officiating.
Burial will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Primghar.
Visitation with family present will be from 5 – 7 P.M. on Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Primghar.


November 7, 1967
Rock Rapids, Iowa
November 17, 2021
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

11:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Church of Christ; Primghar, Iowa
Pastor Mike Cooper ~ Officiating

“I Can Only Imagine”
“How Great Thou Art”

Bentley Rouillard
Ellten Jederberg
Larry Scott
Jordan Scott
Steve Lohr
John Erickson
Trevor Rouillard

Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Primghar, Iowa

After today’s graveside service, relatives and friends
are Invited to join the family in the
fellowship hall of the church.

Arrangements are under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Primghar, Iowa.

Melanie Ann Kenney the daughter of Orville and Darlene (Johnson) Eeten was born November 7, 1967 in Rock Rapids, Iowa. She received her education in Rock Rapids and graduated from Central Lyon High School in 1986. She began her employment at Tyson Foods. On September 16, 1995 she was united in marriage to Paul Kenney at the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Rock Rapids, Iowa. After their marriage the couple lived in Middleburg, Iowa, Granville, Iowa and for the last 26 years have made their home in Gaza, Iowa. Melanie was employed at Old Masters in Orange City, Iowa working in the shipping and receiving department before ill health forced her retirement. She passed away on Wednesday November 17, 2021 at the Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota reaching the age of 54 years and 10 days.
She enjoyed reading and puzzle books. Family was very important to her in supporting her children in many of their activities.
Melanie leaves to cherish her memory her husband Paul of Gaza, Iowa; children Alyssa Kenney, Shari Kenney, Will Kenney and Laci Kenney all of Gaza, Iowa; her mother Darlene Eeten of Rock Rapids, Iowa, her sisters and brother Pam Kaiser of Houston, Texas; Alan Eeten of Rock Rapids, Iowa and Vicki Helle of Luverne, Minnesota also other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father Orville and a brother-in-law Byron Kaiser.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Tuesday, November 23, 2021

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Eldridge Family Funeral Homes - Primghar

415 South Hayes Avenue, Primghar, IA 51245

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

11:00 - 11:45 am (Central time)

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