Funeral services for Kenny Kubo Jr. of Chadron, NE will be at 10:00 AM on Friday, May 19, 2017 at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron with Dr. Russ Seger officiating.
Burial will be at the Hay Springs Cemetery.
A visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at Chamberlain Chapel.
A memorial has been established. Donations may be sent to Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.
Kenny passed away on May 14, 2017 at his home in Chadron, NE. He was born on October 27, 1952 in Gordon, NE and was raised in Chadron. He was the son of the late Kenneth Kubo Sr. and Ilene Kubo of Chadron. He was a long-time resident of Chadron.
In his early years, Kenny spent time with friends and family. After graduations from Chadron High School, he joined the U.S. Navy, where he was deployed to Vietnam to help supply the troops and operations there.
After the Navy, he found his calling as a carpenter and worked hard to support his family. Kenny had a passion for fishing and spending time with his grandkids. For years, he would take them fishing and spend every waking moment he could making memories.
While working for Chadron State College, Kenny made many friends that would last years after leaving CSC. He was known for always smiling and taking time out of his day to talk with the many people who loved his upbeat attitude.
He leaves behind mother Ilene Kubo; brother Steve and Barb Kubo of Chadron, NE and family; sister Kay and Ben Martin of Chadron, NE; brother Kevin Kubo of Sidney, NE and family; son Kevin Kubo and daughter-in-law Nadina Kubo of Chadron, NE; daughter Kayla Kull of Houston, TX; grandchildren Noah and Kyra Kubo and Adrian Sanchez; many close friends; and brother Kim’s family.
Chamberlain Chapel is in charge of arrangements for Kenny Kubo Jr.