Warren McKenna 1950 ~ 2009 Warren McKenna, age 59, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2009 at his home in Sandy, Utah, surrounded by his family. A loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend, he will be greatly missed.Warren was born March 5, 1950 in Roosevelt, Utah, to Gilbert and Almeda McKenna. He served a two-year LDS mission in Taiwan from 1969-1971 and has served faithfully in many callings in the LDS church. He married Kathryn Chipman on January 27, 1972 in the Cardston, Alberta Temple and was a devoted husband and father of six children. Warren and Kathy served for five years in the Salt Lake Inner City Project and most recently as service missionaries for Deseret Industries. Warren especially cherished the time he spent in the Uinta Basin where he grew up. He loved hunting in the Book Cliffs, fishing, camping, and collecting rocks with his family. Warren sincerely loved those close to him and made great friends through his work, serving in church callings, in the neighborhood, and throughout the community. He took great interest in family history and actively participated in organizing research for the McKenna family line. Warren is survived by his wife; children, (Cory) Judd, Thomas (Heather) McKenna, Erin (Val) Bingham, David (Misty) McKenna, Michael (Brittany) McKenna, and Mark (Sheena) McKenna; grandchildren, Jackson, Katie, James, Luke, Keanon, Kayla, Averie, and Jamie; sisters, Elaine (Aral) Allred, LaJean Smith, and (Joanne) McKenna; and mother-in-law, Mary Chipman. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Earl McKenna; sister, Joyce Duncan; daughter, Kimberly Judd; granddaughter, Amada; and father-in-law, Richard Chipman. Funeral services will be held Friday, June 12, 2009 at 12:00 noon at the Hidden Valley 3rd Ward, 11755 S. Highland Dr. (2000 East) Sandy, Utah. Friends may call at the ward building on Thursday, June 11, 2009 from 6-8 p.m. and prior to the funeral service on Friday, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Interment: Sandy City Cemetery, 700 E. 9000 S. Funeral Directors: Garner Funeral Home.
[Original Text from Salt Lake Tribune]