Clarence Kenneth “Kenny” Maib, 95 of Independence, Missouri formerly of Lexington, MO passed away on Monday, March 20, 2023, at Blue Hills Rest Home in Independence, MO.
Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., Friday, March 24, 2023 at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720 South St., Lexington, MO, 64067, 660-259-2245. Rosary will be recited at 10:15 a.m., at the Immaculate Conception Church. Mass will follow at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Rite of Committal with Military Honors will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lexington. Memories of Kenny and condolences for his family may be left at www.LedfordFamilyFH.com or on our Facebook Page. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to Preferred Hospice or Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. The family wishes to thank the owners and staff of Blue Hills Assisted Living Center and Preferred Hospice.
Kenny was born on April 29, 1927 in Lexington, MO to Clarence and Kathleen (Morris) Maib. He graduated from Lexington High School. Kenny continued his education at Wentworth Military Academy in Lexington and earning his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the University of Missouri in Columbia. While at the University of Missouri, Kenny had the honor to play football. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served in World War II. On June 10, 1951, Kenny was united in marriage to Bette Lou Barker in Lexington. She preceded him in death on February 23, 2015. Kenny was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus. He retired from Lake City Ammunitions after 30 plus years as a Civil Engineer and he also worked for the State of Missouri as a Civil Engineer. Kenny was a member of the Lexington VFW Post 4052 and the American Legion. In addition to spending time with family and friends, Kenny enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, gardening, and will be remembered as a person who never met a stranger.
Survivors include a son, Robert “Bob” Maib and wife Gayle of Independence, MO; two grandsons, Joshua Maib and fiancé Lauren Morgan and Jared Maib and wife Natalie; two great-grandsons, Montgomery “Monty” Maib and Jack Maib; and many relatives and friends.
Kenny was preceded in death by his parents and wife.