Kenneth “Kenny” Harrington


Kenneth Harrington, 60, of Armour, SD, died Saturday, December 5, 2020 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell. A private family funeral service will be 1:00 PM Saturday, December 12, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Armour. Burial will be at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Armour. Arrangements by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

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Kenneth “Kenny” Jon Harrington was born on January 26, 1960 in Armour, SD to Gene and Sharon (Peters) Harrington. Kenny attended school in Delmont, and later in life received his GED that he was very proud of.

Kenny married Rose Wright on March 8, 1986, and always said Rose was the best thing that ever happened to him. The couple was blessed with two children, Maverick and Mataya.

Kenny worked various construction jobs. His favorite job duty was running the pay loader, until an accident forced him to no longer work.

He adored his family, especially his grandchildren. They loved the pool parties and water balloon fights in the summers.

Kenny loved his dogs, hunting, fishing, drag racing, and putting together puzzles. He was a great cook. Everyone especially loved his pickles and Kenny Cakes.

He was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Armour.

Kenny is survived by his wife, Rose; children, Maverick (Kaydee) of Mitchell and Mataya (Tanner) of Mount Vernon; grandchildren, Ava, Aspen, Zoey, and Kennett; siblings, Kevin (Kristie), Kerry (Sally), Kate (Larry), and Kim; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gene and Sharon Harrington; two angel grand babies; in-laws, Ernest and Leona Wright; sister-in-law, Carolyn; and brothers-in-law, Mark, Gary, and Allen.

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