Obituary: Dr. Gerald Kennedy, 1935-2018
November 16, 2018
Dr. Gerald Kennedy was born on March 17, 1935, in Humboldt, Iowa, and died on Nov. 12, 2018 in Pipestone, Minn.
He did all the usual and ordinary things; went to school, college, veterinary school, and fell in love with his high school sweetheart, Kay. They married while he was still in veterinary school. He graduated in 1960 from Iowa State University and they moved to Pipestone to practice and raise their family of four daughters.
Kay died in 1996. In 1998, love entered his life for the second time and he married Deb. He worked as a veterinarian his entire professional life, more than 58 years.
He served on the boards for the Dorper and Katahdin breeds and on the American Sheep Industry Association’s animal health committee, and received ASI’s Camptender Award.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers memorials to the GF Kennedy Memorial.
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