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“I am so sorry for your loss Janeen. I did not know Kenneth but I did know that you loved him and will miss him. For that my heart goes out to you....Read More »
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“My husband Bob is named after Uncle ken we were very close to him. We did Christmas's todgether when he lived here in Michigan and spent alot of...Read More »
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“Uncle Ken was a gentle giant I called him! He always had a smile and was loving to all. I missed him dearly when he moved away....but knew he was on...Read More »
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Kenneth Carl Gehringer
1937 ~ 2013

Kenneth Carl Gehringer, 75, of Spanish Fork, Utah, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Provo, Utah, after a short illness. Ken was born October 25, 1937, to Kenneth Carl Gehringer and Estella Sexton Gehringer in Kawkawlin, Michigan.

Ken entered the Coast Guard in 1955 as a Petty Officer 1st Class Engineman. He served his country faithfully for 15 years. He then worked as Senior Engineering Technician for Detroit Diesel for 31 years testing the tanks for General Dynamics (M1 Abrams) until his retirement in 2000.

He met the love of his life, Jeneanne Binks Gehringer shortly thereafter. On October 19, 2000, they were married in Toledo, Ohio and shared each day with purpose. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Ken enjoyed especially the beauties of nature. They shared the love of their dear animals, always adopting from the Humane Society. Ken enjoyed going for rides around Utah Lake and the River Bottoms feeding random horses apples along the way.

Ken lived and left a legacy of hard work, honesty, and integrity. He was an enthusiast in building model ships and cars. Ken was mechanically inclined and loved restoring antique trucks and cars.

He will be remembered by all who knew him as a gentle, kind, loyal and distinguished husband, father, grandfather and friend.

He is survived by his wife Jeneanne, daughters Debbie Jaramillo and Tammy Gehringer, step-sons, Brett and Jared Davies, John R. Bennet and 7 grandchildren who loved him dearly, and sisters Joyce Frizzel and Lou Brenay. He was preceded in death by his parents, son Kenneth Gehringer and sister Joan Jones.

Family and friends are invited to attend the graveside services held at 12:00 noon, Monday, May 13, 2013, at the Spanish Fork City Cemetery, 420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork, Utah. He will be honored with full military rights.

Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.tributecenterutah.com