Kenneth R. Dahms, 68, a resident of Bettendorf, Iowa died on Tuesday, July 6, 2011 at his home.
Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Scott County Humane Society. McGinnis-Chambers Funeral Home of Bettendorf is assisting the family with arrangements.
He was born November 24, 1942 in New York City, New York and was a graduate of Bettendorf High School.
In 1964, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as an x-ray technician at military hospitals until his honorable discharge in 1966.
Ken was employed as a postal carrier in Bettendorf for 14 years, retiring in June of 2009. He had formerly worked at the Rock Island Arsenal for four years.
His favorite activities centered around family and he always looked forward to family dinners and get-togethers.
Those left to honor his memory include his sister, Bernardine (Gene) Bingham of Davenport, Iowa; his brothers, Robert Dahms of Bettendorf and Edwin (Pat) Dahms of Fullerton, California; and several nieces & nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Dahms; his mother, Polly (Karis) Dahms; and his brothers, Donald Dahms and Richard Dahms.