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Francis ‘Frank’ Kenealy


Francis “Frank” Jerome Kenealy, 58, of Waverly died Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. 

According to his wishes, Frank’s body has been cremated, and memorial services were 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at Open Bible Church in Waverly with the Rev. Matt Miller officiating. Visitation was from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, 218 Second St. SE, in Waverly. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be left at

Frank, son of Patricia Ann (Miller) and Phillip James Kenealy, was born Dec. 18, 1958, in Boone. He was raised in Creston where he attended school, and graduated from Creston High School in 1976.

On May 30, 1992, Frank married Margaret Lea Weis in Afton. Frank co-owned Computer Pros/Aces with his brother, Phil, from 1994 until 2004, and then was the IT director at State Bank in Waverly until 2011. In 2011, Frank became the owner/broker for Signature Realty, LC in Waverly.

Frank regularly attended church.

Frank is survived by his wife Margaret; sons, John (Erika) Kenealy of Des Moines and Thomas Kenealy of Waverly; daughter Rebecca Kenealy of Waverly; granddaughter, due Feb. 14, 2018; mother Patricia; brothers, Dan (Becky) Kenealy, Phil (Coleen) Kenealy and Tim (Madeline) Kenealy; sisters, Teresa (Joe) Latus, Elizabeth Kenealy and Jo Ellen (Tom) Link; mother-in-law Anna Louise Weis and a multitude of nieces and nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by his father Phillip, father-in-law Donald Edward Weis and sister-in-law Donna Beth Weis.

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