Carla K. Kennedy

Apr 24, 2018
Kennedy, Carla


A family conducted Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 4, 2018 at Heartland Community Church in La Porte City.


Family will receive friends one hour before the service at the church.


Inurnment will be held in the Mt. Auburn Cemetery.


may be directed to Carla's family.


Carla K. Kennedy, 61, of La Porte City, died Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.  She was born September 4, 1956 in Waterloo the daughter of Arthur and Pearl Marshall Jungling.  She was a graduate of La Porte City High School.

She married Kenneth L. Kennedy on April 16, 1977 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.  He preceded her in death on February 8, 2008.

Carla worked as a clerk for Greyhound Park and also had been a teller at the Kentucky Derby.  She attended Heartland Community Church in La Porte City.

Survived by: two sons, Jeremy (Beth) of La Porte City, Justin (Kendra) of Luana; a daughter, Kayla (Trent Clapp) Kennedy of La Porte City; four grandchildren, Tyler, Alex (Amanda), Cadynce and Noelle; five brothers, Cliff (Nancy) McFarland of La Porte City, Dennis (Marie) McFarland of Brandon,  Darryl (Lorraine) McFarland of La Porte City,  Jim (Deb) Jungling of La Porte City, Bill (Deb) Jungling of La Porte City; one sister, Sue (Tim) Kelly of Waterloo and her mother-in-law, Geraldine Kennedy of Waterloo.

Preceded in death by: her parents; her husband; one brother, John McFarland and her father-in-law, Donald Kennedy.


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  1. Sue Selk | Apr 27, 2018
    Wising the family of my friend Carla great memories of the life of their Mother, Grandmother, friend and even foes. Carla did not let the grass grow under her feet. She said what was on her mind and let you know when you were not right about something. She dished out the hugs, love, and compassion to all around her. Mostly her wit and sometimes sarcasm would always give me a chuckle. I will miss her so much. Not just a classmate but a friend.
  2. Ronald Peterson | Apr 26, 2018
      My most sincere condolence to this family of lifelong friends. Karla, may you have eternal peace.
  3. Valorie Juhl | Apr 25, 2018

    Carla sweet lady may you rest in Heaven and Jesus may you watch over Carla's family with the strength of a lion and care for them with the heart of a lamb... they need you now and in the future to bring them courage, comfort and love...Amen  

    Anthony Juhl & Valorie Juhl

  4. Rhonda Rivoire | Apr 25, 2018
    Rest in peace pretty lady, prayers for your family for healing during this difficult time.
  5. Craig H | Apr 25, 2018

    To the brothers, sister, children, and grand kids of tiny woman!!!  you may or may

    not have known the love/or wrath that she was able dish out when needed.  I would think a small celebration of life would be in order.   I myself will sit outside with small toddy saying me goodbyes                         FLY HIGH AND VEERRY FAST KARLA GIRL                 

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