Obituary and Service Information for Kenneth G. "Ken" Eifert

Eifert, Kenneth G. "Ken"

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Date: Friday, May 29, 2020
Time: 1 p.m.

Service Location:
Peace Ridge Cemetery

Peaceful Ridge Cemetery

Humane Society of Missouri

Kenneth G. Eifert of Festus passed away Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at his residence at the age of 83 years. He was born on October 12, 1936 at Scott City, Missouri son of the late Leslie and Dorothy (Gruenberg) Eifert. In addition to his parents he was he was preceded by his wife Betty (Pence) Eifert and a sister Carleen Edwards.

Kenneth was a member of the Lutheran faith, was a Mason and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. He proudly served his country in both the United States Army and the Air Force. He was retired from the Burlington Northern Railroad where he was employed as a welder. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, baseball, birdwatching and gardening.

He is survived by two daughters, Paula (Tom) Fitzgerald and Kenna Eifert, two step-sons Mark Eberhardt and Tom (Wendy Caruthers) Eberhardt, a step-daughter Beth McKay and a granddaughter Jessica Fitzgerald.

Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 1 pm on Friday, May 29, 2020 at Peaceful Ridge Cemetery in DeSoto. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Humane Society of Missouri. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Mahn Funeral Home of DeSoto, Missouri. Share your memories and leave condolences online at


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