Updated 11/22/2015: It is with heavy hearts that we pass along word of N0QED Pete Kent’s passing this morning. Pete was a regular on K-Link, one of our generous benefactors, and was one of the first digital users on our System Fusion repeater at Minneapolis. He will be greatly missed.
Peter F. Kent, II, 62, of Salina, passed away Thursday, November 19th, at Salina Regional Health Center.
Peter was born in Austin, Minnesota on August 24, 1953, to Doris A. (Miller) and Peter F. Kent, Sr.
Peter was in the United States Army, working in Army Intelligence, for ten years. Following his stint in the army, Peter was an over-the-road truck driver. He also worked at St. John’s Military School. He was also a ham radio enthusiast and belonged to the local ham radio club.
Survivors include his parents, Doris and Peter Kent, Sr.; sisters, Susan Kent and her significant other Dean Lynaugh, of Gilbert, Arizona, and Cindy and her husband Greg Brockway, of Salina; nephew, Josh Brockway, of Kansas City, Missouri; and niece, Jenny Brockway, of San Diego, California.
Peter was preceded in death by his sister, Rebecca Jo Kent.
Cremation has been chosen and there will not be visitation. A memorial service will be at Carlson-Geisendorf Funeral Home, at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 24th, with Pastor Doug Birdsong officiating.
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