Friday, October 29, 2010

Kenneth "Kenny" Olwine (October 26, 2010)

Kenneth "Kenny" Olwine, 85, of Greenville, died Tuesday morning, October 26, 2010 at Versailles Health Care Center. Mr. Olwine was born in Van Buren Township, Darke County on April 23, 1925, the son of the late Walter and Esta (Burke) Olwine. Kenny was a member of the Greenville EUM Church. He served 30 months in the U.S. Navy as a Seaman 1st Class in WW II. He served in the Asiatic Pacific Theater and was the youngest of the 5 Darke County Brothers, all having served in WWII. He was employed for 28 1/2 years at NCR, Dayton retiring in 1975. Then worked for Alma Plastics and 18 years at Eikenberrys Super Value. He is preceded in death by 3 Brothers Carl, Robert G., and Harold Olwine. Kenny is survived by his wife of 63 years Freda (Brewer) Olwine whom he married August 3, 1947; Daughters Susan Dunn and husband Kenneth of Lexington, Kentucky and Gayle Cheadle of Greenville; Grandchildren Nathan Schilling and wife Nikki of Lexington, Jordan Dunn, of Lexington, and Chris Dunn of Somerset, Kentucky; 2 great grandchildren Liam and Leighton "K.P.", Schilling; Brother Berman Olwine and wife Bessie of Englewood; Nieces and Nephews. Graveside Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM on Thursday, October 28, 2010 at Greenville Cemetery with Rev John E. McRoberts officiating. The Greenville Area Veterans will conduct Military Services. The Family suggests memorial contributions to Versailles Health Care Center.