Womer Cemetery ~ Kenneth Maxwell Bennett ~ part of the Polk County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Bennett, Kenneth Maxwell
LAST: Bennett FIRST: Kenneth MID: Maxwell
BORN: 9 Jan 1914 DIED: 7 Feb 1988 BURIED:  (Womer Cemetery)
BIRTH PLACE:  Plainview, Linn Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: Benton Co., Oregon

1920 OR CENSUS - Lawrence E. Bennett, age 7, b. Oregon, is enumerated with William D., age 47, occuaption wood chopper, b. Montana, and Nora C., age 28, b. Kansas, along with Andrew W., age 15, b. Oregon, Kenneth M., age 5, b. Oregon, and Hurschel C., age 4, b. Oregon.
1930 OR CENSUS - Kenneth M. Bennett, age 16, b. Oregon, is enumerated with William B., age 57, occupation bridge carpenter, b. Minnesota, and Nora C., age 38, b. Kansas, along with Lawrence E., age 18, b. Oregon, Charles H., age 14, b. Oregon and Willis D., age 3, b. Oregon.
MARRIAGE - Kenneth Bennett married Ruby Lyday 6 Sep 1936 in Benton Co., Oregon. (Bk 10 pg 574a)

1940 OR CENSUS – Kenneth M. Bennett (26y, b Oregon, occupation lumber mill work) enumerated with wife Ruby D. (25y, b Oregon), daughter Orine K. (5m, b Oregon) and Ruby’s parents, Byron Lyday (61y, b Kansas, occupation railroad mechanic) and Lucinda Lyday (60y, b Kansas); family was living in same place in 1935


Kenneth Maxwell Bennett, 74, 14500 Kings Valley Highway, Monmouth, died in Corvallis Feb 7. He was born on Jan 9, 1914, in Plainview, Ore, the son of William and Nora Anderson Bennett. On Sept 6, 1936, he married Ruby Lyday in Hoskins. They lived in the Hoskins and Kings Valley area where Mr. Bennett was a logger. They have lived in the Pedee area since 1944. 
Mr. Bennett served in the Seabees during World War II. He was the Chief Engineer of the Marine Science Center Ship, retiring in 1978. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Corvallis. Surviving are his wife, Ruby; sons, Pete of Monmouth , and Charlie of Oxnard, Calif; daughter, Michelle Mahana of Kings Valley; brothers, L.E. “Bud” Bennett of Monmouth, Don Bennett of Klamath, Calif, and Bob Bennett of Juneau, Alaska, along with 10 grandchildren and two great-grandsons. Funeral services will be today (Wednesday), Feb 10, at 11 am in the Dallas Mortuary Chapel with the Rev Robert Trosen officiating and interment in the Womer cemetery at Pedee. Those who desire may contribute to the Pedee Fire Department in his memory.
Itemizer Observer (Wed) 10 Feb 1988


Kenneth M Bennett
World War I
Jan 9, 1914 - Feb 7, 1988


Saucy Survey & Photographs
1920 OR CENSUS (Lincoln Co., Newport, ED 276, sheet 2B)
1930 OR CENSUS (Benton Co., Hoskins, ED 21, sheet 3A)
Benton Co., OR Marriages 1850-1945 (Rootsweb) 

1940 OR CENSUS (Benton co, Hoskins/Kings Valley, ED 2-17, sheet 4A)

IO 10 Feb 1988