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Henry T. Kordenbrock Jr.

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

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Aug. 5, 1918 - Nov. 23, 2007

Henry T. Kordenbrock, Jr., 89 of McCook was called home to be with the Lord he loved on Friday, Nov. 23, 2007, at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.

He was born Aug. 5, 1918, at Memphis, Tenn., to Rose (Keth) and H. T. Kordenbrock, Sr.

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Henry served in the European and Pacific theaters in World War II from 1943 -1946 and the Korean Conflict from 1950-1951. He was honorably discharged as a First Lieutenant from the U.S. Army.

He attended the L.A. public schools and received degrees from Pepperdine and U.S.C. For 30 years he taught in the Los Angeles Unified School District and then served as Principal of Panorama Baptist School in Metro LA for five years.

Harry was a gentle, kind and giving person who was a servant of Jesus Christ since his acceptance of Jesus at age eleven. He was a great teacher of children and adults. He served in all capacities in his church and was known for his soul winning and intercessory prayer ministries. He always had a Friday night Bible Study in his home where he shared God's Word with many, many people. He will be greatly missed by those whose lives he touched.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary; a sister, Rosemary and a brother, Keth.

Survivors include his wife, Lorene (McNutt) of McCook; son, Jack; granddaughters, Brenda and Jenni; three great-grandchildren, R.J., Mary and Cole; and daughter-in-law, Gwen.

Funeral services will be at the Carpenter Breland Chapel in McCook, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Gary Howitt officiating. Burial will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell at 2:30 p.m.

Visitation is today until 8 p.m. at the funeral home in McCook. Family and friends may also leave condolence on-line at www.carpenterbreland.com

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the American Stroke Association, Hillcrest Nursing Home or the McCook Baptist Church.

Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.