Kennith M. Brant, 90, a McCook, NE, resident for nearly 45 years, died in Eudora, KS on February 28, 2016. Graveside services with military honors will be 1:30 pm, Friday March 4, 2016, at Leavenworth National Cemetery. A visitation will take place 6-7pm Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Kennith Martin Brant was born January 29, 1926, in Cheyenne County, KS, the son of John and Amy Prickett Brant, he was the second oldest of six. He was raised and attended grade school in the country, north of Haigler and High school in Benkelman, NE.
He joined the army in 1946 and served for two years. After his service he returned to Nebraska and worked in various agricultural jobs.
A marriage in 1958 produced two sons, Randy D. Brant and David M. Brant. He was a proud grandfather to six grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Kennith lived a full adventurous life which included learning to fly, racing cars, camping and hiking in the mountains.
Survivors include two sons, six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and siblings Virginia and Richard.
The family suggests memorial contributions made to the American Cancer Society or Big brothers and big sisters, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.