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Kenneth W. Dykstra

It is with sadness that I report the passing of Kenneth Dykstra on Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

Visitation: Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Service: Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012
09:30 am

Cemetery: Valleau Cemetery

Dykstra, Kenneth W., age 86, of Ridgewood, on Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Born in White Plains, NY, Kenneth was raised in Hawthorne and had lived in Ridgewood for the past 50 years. He had served his country as a sailor in the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II. After his military service, Kenneth worked as a salesman for various aviation companies, including Van Dusen Aircraft Associates of Teterboro and Cosgrove Aircraft and once received an award from Goodyear for selling the most aircraft tires in the country. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Ho-Ho-Kus.

Kenneth was the beloved husband of Joyce (nee: Shorrock) Dykstra. Loving father of David K. Dykstra and his wife Charlene of Lusby, MD and Karen T. Dykstra-Orr and her husband Scott of Ridgewood. Dear grandfather of Justin David Dykstra of Lusby, MD, Ashlie A. Clubb and her husband Jason of Lusby, MD and Summer A. Brandt of Hollywood, MD. Dearest great grandfather of Justin, Jr., Jaelynn, Kaeden, and Veronica. He is also survived by his sister Dorothy Walsh and her husband Robert of San Diego.

Funeral will be at 9:30 AM on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne. Interment will follow at Valleau Cemetery, Ridgewood. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ, 400 Fred Wehran Dr., Teterboro, NJ 07608.

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