Kenneth LaVern Grosse, 42, of Newton, died Oct. 29, 2007.
Born Feb. 19, 1965, at Newton, he was the son of Jack and Sharon (Shepherd) Grosse.
He graduated from Newton High School in 1982, then worked with his family in dirt construction. At the time of his death he was employed worked with M.O.R.E., Inc.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Survivors include his parents, Jack and Sharon Grosse of Peabody; sister, Julia Ensminger of Peabody; and friend, Crystal Koch of Newton.
Funeral services were Friday morning at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Peabody.
Burial was in Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Peabody.
A memorial fund has been established with the Kansas Wildlife Trust.