Family: McKenzie, Charles Stuart / Kennedy, Doris Ilene (F21777)

m. 1942


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  • McKenzie, Charles StuartFather | Male
    McKenzie, Charles Stuart

    Born  Abt 1917  Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  14 Jun 2009  Brighton, Livingston County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  1942  [1, 2]   
    Father  McKenzie, Charles D. | F24159 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Sampson, Evelyn Sarah | F24159 Group Sheet 

    Kennedy, Doris IleneMother | Female
    Kennedy, Doris Ilene

    Born  26 Jun 1916  Patterson Township, Greene County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Oct 2006  Brighton, Livingston County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Father  Kennedy, Basil Guy | F4408 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Cowper, Lillian Myrtle | F4408 Group Sheet 

    McKenzie, Stuart GuyChild 1 | Male
    + McKenzie, Stuart Guy

    Born  3 Mar 1944   
    Died  5 Mar 2017  Highland Park, Lake, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Spouse  Living | F24155 
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    Spouse  Living | F24158 
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1018] Obituary (Reliability: 3), 25 Jun 2020.
      DORIS K. McKENZIE
      https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/detroitnews/obituary.aspx?n=doris-k-mckenzie&pid=182763293

      Brighton, MI. Age 90. Died October 25, 2006 from complications following surgery. She was raised in White Hall, Illinois; and lived in the Washington, DC area and Pleasant Ridge before moving to Brighton in 1967. She is survived by her husband of 64 years Charles, of Brighton; sons Stuart of Highland Park, IL; Charles of Berlin, Massachusetts; Robert of Beaverton, Oregon; and daughter Sue of Pinckney. She is the grandmother of Ted McKenzie of Highland Park, IL and Katherine Spranger of Madison, Wisconsin, and great-grandmother of Max and Miles Spranger of Madison, WI. She was a loving wife and mother, and she will be sadly missed by her family and many friends. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, October 31, 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Howell, 323 W. Grand River, Howell. A reception at the church will follow the service.

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      Published in The Detroit News on Oct. 29, 2006.

      Researched by Ted Smith

    2. [S1619] Newspapers.com (Reliability: 3), 25 Jun 2020.
      Livingston County Daily Press and Argus (Howell, Michigan), 16 Jun 2009, Page 4

      CHARLES STUART MCKENZIE

      Age 92, died June 14, 2009 in Brighton. Mac was raised in Port Huron and attended Port Huron Community College. He graduated from the University of Michigan Engineering School with a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering in 1938. He joined the Army in 1941 and worked at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland until WWII ended. He married Doris Kennedy of White Hall, Illinois in 1942. He worked at Chrysler Corporation and Ford Motor Company. They lived in Pleasant Ridge with their growing family for 14 years and in 1967 built their dream house on Winans Lake near Brighton. Mac retired from Ford in 1974 and enjoyed many years of playing golf, hunting, and traveling. He and Doris were members of the Lakelands Golf and Country Club, and Mac participated in the Brighton Senior Men's Club. His last years were spent at the Caretel nursing home in Brighton. His wife Doris preceded him in death in October 2006. He is survived by his four children: Stuart, Charles, Sue, and Robert; two grandchildren, Kate and Ted; and two great-grandchildren, Max and Miles. A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Howell, 323 W. Grand River, on Thursday, June 18 at 10 a.m.

      Transcribed by Ted Smith


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