Kenneth “Kenny” Leroy Hoover

October 11, 1931 - October 29, 2020


Visitation: Visitation, without family, will be Sunday, November 1 from 4-6 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.
Service: Private family funeral services will be held Monday, November 2.

     Kenneth “Kenny” Leroy Hoover, age 89, died Thursday, October 29, 2020 at Good Samaritan Society Canton.  Visitation, without family, will be Sunday, November 1 from 4-6 p.m. at Anderson Funeral Home in Canton.  Private family funeral services will be held Monday, November 2.

       Kenny was born on October 11, 1931 in Canton, SD to Elmer and Marian (Anderson) Hoover.  He attended school in Canton before serving his country in the U.S. Army.  He married Norma Fry on June 7, 1953 in Inwood, IA. The couple made their home in Canton, SD until moving to Sioux Falls in 1979.

  In addition to spending 30 years at Morrell’s and 19 years at Bid-Well, Kenny worked as a plumber, on the railroad, at the pheasant farm, and at the hardware store.  Kenny enjoyed pheasant hunting, water skiing, boating, going to the casino, bowling, talking to people and spending time outside.  He was also a member of the American Legion.

       Kenny is survived by his wife of 67 years, Norma; son, Gary (Elaine) Hoover; Glenda (John) Dunlap; grandson, Mark Hoover; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dwight, Lowell, and Eugene; and sisters, Wava Burgess and Hope Cruz.

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  1. I’m so sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you. Uncle Kenny has gone home to with God and his brothers and sisters. Every day does get better, but it still does hurt. even though he now is in a better place. Love to all the family. Deb

  2. Amanda and I are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Rest in peace Kenny.

  3. My deepest sympathy for your loss of Kenny. He was definitely a plus at our monthly meetings of former National Guard members. I believe he really enjoyed the comraderie of these meetings. We enjoyed having him there. A good friend!

  4. Aunt Norma, Gary, Elaine, Glenda and John.
    Linda and I want to express our deepest sympathy and prayers to you all.
    Love, Dan and Linda Fry