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Deseret Morning News, 05/26/09
Melba Dora Rosen Kenaston, age 94, peacefully passed away on May 22, 2009 surrounded by
family at her son and daughter-in-law's home.She was born November 18, 1914 in Paris,
ID the 14th child of Alfred and Rosa Hoffman Rosen. After high school, she moved to Twin
Falls, ID, where she graduated from Links Business College and met the love of her life,
Boyd William Kenaston. They were married almost 70 years until his death February, 2007.
Melba was a gentle woman who dedicated her life to serving her husband and family. Her
example of hard work inspired all who knew and loved her. She will be remembered for her
beautiful rose garden, thoughtfulness and quiet manner. A member of The Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints, she cherished her association with ward members and
neighbors. She is survived by children: Russell B. (JoAnne) Kenaston and Linda Sue (Jim)
Ray; seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson. Preceded
in death by her husband!
; two grandsons; 13 brothers and sisters and her parents. Funeral services will be
Thurs., May 28, 2009, 2:00 p.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 S. Redwood Rd. where
friends and family may call from 1-1:45 p.m. prior to services. Interment, Murray City
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