Kenneth A. Card

Life Story

Kenneth A. Card, 87, of 129 South Avenue, Lewiston, died May 31st, 2014, peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on April 8, 1927 in Auburn to Arnold and Regina Baumann Card. He was inducted in the U.S Army July 23, 1945 as a PFC and joined the 787th Military Police Battalion. He served in Germany and France, and was honorably discharged on January 12, 1947. He received an Army of Occupation, Good Conduct, and World War II Victory Medals. He was a 1948 graduate of Edward Little High School, where he played baseball and basketball. On November 15,1952, he married his true love Theresa Clabby. They enjoyed 62 years together and raised nine children. He worked for Bath Iron Works, Sears and Roebuck, Hall & Knight, and Bates College. He enjoyed gardening, belonged to the William J. Rogers Post 153 of the American Legion, and was a life long member of the former St. Patrick’s Church, where he was a member of the Men’s Club and the Nocturnal Adoration Society. He was a caring and gentle soul and a loving Papa Ken. Kenneth is survived by his wife and seven children; Kenneth J. Card and wife Donna, Irene Martin and husband Normand, Joesph Card and companion Jane LaPointe, Edward Card, Margaret Doyon and husband Paul, Regina Card and companion Gard Craw, and Wanda Cloutier and companion Dave Hanscom. He is also survived by his grandchildren Clayton, Tyler and companion Erin Burns, Caleb Card, Jacob and wife Ginger, Nathan and wife Marcia, Michael and wife Lesley Martin, Heather and husband Justin Rouillard, Christopher and companion Jessica Francis, Ashley, and Emily Cloutier, and Justin Doyon and companion Samantha Peczka. He is survived by great grandchildren Kyzer Card, Ella, Trenton, Lucas, Wyatt, and Abigail Martin, Kendall Cloutier, Jared and Ava Francis, and soon to be baby girl Rouillard. He is also survived by his cousins Loanne Morse, Emily Petty, John and Justin Crafts, sister-in-law Gloria Card and her sons Peter, Donald, Robert, and John Card, and sister-in-laws Mary Bird, Julia Terpstra, Patricia Kelley, and Ann Clabby, and brother-in- law John and his wife Connie, as well as several nieces and nephews from the Chandonnet, Landry, Terpstra, Kelly, and Clabby families. He was predeceased by his parents, brothers Donald and Arnold Card, sons William and Martin and brother-in-laws Francis and Bernard Clabby, sister-in-laws Margaret Chandonnett and Catherine Landry. The family would like to thank the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice for their compassionate care.


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