Graveside services for Kenneth W. Forbes, age 92, of Brunswick, Nebraska will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 4, 2020, at West Willowdale Cemetery in rural Brunswick. Pastor Joan Alexander will officiate.
Military Honors will be provided by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1151, American Legion Post 74, and Army National Guard Honor Guard.
Limited visitation will be Thursday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Brockhaus Funeral Home in Creighton, Nebraska.
Social distancing guidelines will be followed. Masks are required.
Kenneth died Friday, August 21, 2020, at CHI Health St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Kenneth Wayne Forbes, son of John and Inez (White) Forbes, was born November 18, 1927, at Brunswick, Nebraska. he graduated from Brunswick High School. Kenneth then served his country in the United States Army. On May 7, 1954, he was united in marriage to Jacqueline (Halsey) Forbes at the Congregational Church in Plainview, Nebraska. they were blessed with five children, Douglas, Robert, Cinda, Warren, and Craig.
Kenneth was a farmer and lived in the Brunswick area his entire life.
Kenneth was a member of the United Church of Christ in Brunswick. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Masonic Lodge.
Kenneth is survived by his wife, Jacqueline; children, Douglas (Judy) Forbes of Brunswick, Robert Forbes of Creighton, Cinda (Ronald) Racine of Papillion, Warren (Julie) Forbes of Brunswick, and Craig (LaVon) Forbes of Brunswick; 15 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Inez Forbes; brothers, Raymond, John, Leslie, and Harold; and sisters, Luella and Loraine “Toots.”