Kenneth Clair “Ken” Price, 79, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 15, at CountryHouse in Lincoln. Visitation will be held on Friday, July 1 from 5 to 7 PM at Southgate UMC. Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 2 at 10:30 AM at Southgate UMC with time of luncheon and fellowship to follow.
Ken was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on March 11, 1943, to Keener Isaiah and Clara May (Smock) Price. The family moved to Plattsmouth where he grew up and graduated from Plattsmouth High School. He attended Northwest Missouri State University and student taught at Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca schools where he continued to teach English and Speech for 32 years.
He was united in marriage to Karen S Nutzman in August 1970 and to this union were born three children: Cynthia Sue, Kristi Kay and Craig Kenneth. They later divorced. Ken was married to Karen K Acree and they lived in Washington, KS. After her passing, he moved to Lincoln, NE, where Mary F. Hutson danced her way into his heart. After her passing, he dedicated his time to serving as a volunteer for AseraCare Hospice.
Ken was a loving father, dedicated grandfather and friend to everyone he met.
Ken is survived by:
Daughter Rev. Cynthia (Klint) Stewart and granddaughters Isabelle Mae (fiancé Ryan Talkington) Stewart and Emma Katherine Stewart.
Daughter Writer Kristi Kay (Tony) Kreifels and grandsons Christian Michael (fiancée Natalie Scheil)Taggart and Zachary Lukus Taggart and bonus grandchildren Rachel and Jackson Kreifels
Son Sgt. Craig Kenneth (Andrea) Price and grandson Trenton Keener Price and granddaughter Taylor Lynn Price.
Many nieces and nephews and numerous friends. He was a friend of Bill W.
Preceding him in death were his parents Keener I and Clara brother Keener L, wife Karen K Acree, wife Mary F Hutson, several aunts and uncles and many dear friends.
Memorials to the family for later designation.
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