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David ‘Kenny’ Bombach

bombach obit colorServices for David “Kenny” Bombach, 87, of rural Japan, MO, were conducted 11 a.m., Friday, February 3, 2017 at the Eaton Funeral Home in Sullivan, MO, with Pastor Jose LaPorte officiating.  Burial was in Crow Cemetery in rural Sullivan.

Visitation was from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday at the Eaton Funeral Home, Sullivan.

David Kenneth was born March 27, 1929 in St. Louis to Valentine and Nettie (Dotson) Bombach. He was one of eight children.  Kenny was raised in the Bem area. He always felt Bem was the perfect place to call home. Kenny attended school at Hamby and Tayloe schools. When he was seventeen, he joined the US Marine Corp. where he took his training at Paris Island, SC. Kenny served his country and was honorably discharged in February 1948. He was always a “proud Marine”.

As a young man, Kenny was always interested in driving big trucks. He drove for several different companies over the years. Kenny started work at McDonnell Aircraft Co. in 1956 where he worked as a machinist for ten years. He then went to work for the Meramec Mines for the next eleven years until its closure.

On June 5, 1954, Kenny was united in marriage to Edna Ruth Ruwwe and to this union three sons were born:  Kenneth David, Daniel, and Mark.

Kenny is survived by his wife, Edna; his sons and their families: David and wife, Cris, Daniel and wife, Edie all of Cuba, MO and Mark of Ridgecrest, CA; seven grandchildren: Kelvin, Minda, Dietrich, Bodie, Conrad, Cooper and Tighe; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five sisters, Emma, Ethel, Evelyn, Leona, and Gertie; and two brothers, Tony and Jack.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Louis Society for the Blind and Visually Impaired, 8770 Manchester Rd., St. Louis, MO 63144 and/or to the Crow Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the care of Eaton Funeral Home of Sullivan and Bourbon.

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