Kenneth Sylvester, 72, of Payson, died June 17, 2000, in Payson. He was born Oct. 6, 1927, in Fairfield, Iowa.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Betty; three sons, Jay and his wife, Rhoda, of Buckeye, Ariz., Ken and his wife, Tammy, of Glendale, Ariz. and Mark and his wife, Bobette, of Payson, Ariz.; three daughters, Sue and her husband, Bud Hart, of Tonopah, Ariz., Pam and Jane of Iowa; two sisters, Dorothy Downey of Sun City, Ariz, and Mary Ilene Dean of Iowa; and 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Michael James Sylvester in 1979.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 21 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Ponderosa Ward. President Fred Hollobaugh will preside. Pallbearers will be: Jay, Ken, Mark, Jason and Nick Sylvester, and Bud, Phillip, Chris and Mike Hart. Honorary pallbearer will be Chandler Sylvester.
Interment will be at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.
Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.