Kenneth Lowell Naser


February 19, 1928 - January 25, 2017


Kenneth Lowell Naser was born February 19, 1928 at home in Hanson County, SD and passed away January 25, 2016, at the Salem Colonial Manor in Salem, SD. He joins his parents and brother in Heaven.

Growing up, Kenny enjoyed helping his Dad and working on the ranch with his five brothers and two sisters. He and his loving wife, Cleo, were married on August 25, 1972. Their deep and abiding love sustained them in marriage for forty-four years, five months, until Ken passed into eternity. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, having honorably served in the Korean War. In retirement, he was an active, lifetime member of the American Legion and the VFW.

In August 1973, one year after their marriage, Kenny and Cleo moved to Fulton, SD where he spent his time repairing and tinkering around his home while working various jobs in Mitchell. He was a true “Jack of all Trades” and could do just about anything. From construction to plumbing to electric work or carpentry, he tackled each skill with creative and innovative acumen.

Kenny’s boundless creative abilities were only exceeded by the incredible love he showed his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Throughout their many happy years together, he and Cleo had numerous animals, including a cow, chickens, and goats. He delighted in showing his grandchildren all of their animals and especially watching the young ones chase the goats. Family gatherings brought him great joy. He adored bringing all of the grandkids together and taking them on rides on the trailer, snowmobile, three-wheelers, tractors, and mowers. Kenny’s love for family saw no limits. In 1990, at the age of 62, he and Cleo sought and gained custody of two of theirgranddaughters, Lucy and Tama, raising them in their own home.

Kenny spent his retirement time working on projects in the garage, remodeling his home, and taking care of the yard. He was a true gentleman, always loving and kind. He enjoyed country music, horses, and anything cowboy. He was very forgiving and continued to take pride in his family up until the day he went to Heaven. He is survived by his wife Cleo, his five children: Greg Summers (Leanne), Sherry Hines (Tim), Carol Stainbrook (James), Wayne Ferrin (Robin), and Chuck Ferrin (Irma), 14 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.


Sunday, January 29, 2017
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Monday, January 30, 2017
2:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota


Military Graveside Service
Serviceman's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota

Posted by Ernie & Deb Hohn on January 30, 2017
Cleo, Kenny was the best...Do you remember he put our chain link fence in?
We was good at doing things like that.
He will be missed by many!!
Posted by Charolette Suess on January 27, 2017
My deepest sympathy to you and your family Cleo, Kenny will be deeply missed. He was an awsome man with a kind heart. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Leon and AmySue Space on January 27, 2017
Our deepest sympathy for Cleo and family.
Posted by Sherry Schrank on January 27, 2017
Deepest sympathy to Cleon and Shari's families and Ken's friends. I knew this kind gentlemen during the the 12 years I was Postmaster at Fulton. RIP Kenneth
Posted by Betty on January 27, 2017
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Posted by Etta Keegan and Vicki johnson on January 27, 2017
So sorry to hear about Kenny he. Will be. Missed prayers your way
Posted by Robin Ferrin on January 26, 2017
Cleo, my prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss. May God surround you with His love and hold you in His hand.
Posted by Linda Otterpohl on January 26, 2017
My sympathies to you and your family. Kenny will be greatly missed. He had so many stories to tell. Prayers for you and your family.
Posted by Betty North on January 26, 2017
Oh Cleo I didn,t Ken was sick I am so sorry to hear. May God help U through your loss.
He was a really great guy.
May God be with you on your loss.
Posted by The Stewarts on January 26, 2017
Sorry for the loss of your loved one. Prayers and thoughts for your family.
Posted by Dave and Lois Swenson on January 26, 2017
Cleo and family,
We are sorry for your loss, please accept our sympathies.
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