Kenneth Settles

Kenneth Marion Settles was born Sept. 6, 1924, in Greeley, Colo., to Marion and Velma (King) Settles.  He married Neva Jackson in 1942.
Ken proudly served in the U.S. Army with the 184th AAA Battalion in Normandy/Northern France and Rhineland/Central Europe from 1943 until his honorable discharge as a sergeant in 1946.
 Ken, of Custer, S.D., passed away Aug. 25, 2021. He was 96.
He will be remembered for his loving support of his family, joy for being outdoors in natural beauty, fishing and observing wildlife and his overall upbeat and positive outlook.
Ken is survived by his daughter, Dede Christopher of Custer; grandchildren, Dylan Christopher, Trevor Christopher and Dara Simmons; and great-grandchildren, Anthony Christopher; Valorie Simmons and Taryn Yttri, all of Colorado.
Per Ken’s request, no services will be held.  Interment will be held at Fort Logan National Cemetery in the future.
Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Custer.

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