On Saturday, August 3, 2019, Kenneth R. Hoover, caring husband and father of two children, passed away from natural causes at age 90.
Ken was born on July 31, 1929 in Davenport, IA to Ralph and Ethel Hoover and had a younger sister, Nancy and he attended the University of Illinois where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
Ken married Katie Tabb on November 26, 1955 and they started their life in Miami, Florida where Ken worked for Procter & Gamble. He received his CPA in November, 1960 and worked for Arthur Anderson in Chicago, Illinois before starting the first of two Accounting firms in Moline, Illinois where he worked until retiring at age 62. Ken and Katie raised two children, Diane and Doug.
Ken joined the Navy in 1952 during the Korean conflict and attended Officer Candidate School in Newport, Rhode Island. He was a Lieutenant in the Navy for three years and was honorably discharged upon completion of his service. He was an active sportsman and passed it onto his family. He played baseball through college and was an avid golfer his entire life. While he enjoyed hunting and fishing, he loved animals and showed compassion towards them.
Ken is survived by his wife Katie, and his two children, Diane and Doug, and their children, Jessica, Kristina, Allison, and Chris.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, August 12th,
2019 at the Florida National Cemetery at 12:30pm.
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