Kenny was born in New London, Wisconsin, on May 4, 1938, a son of the late Lucile Isabelle (Hower) and Eugene Buttolph. Kenny was Krause Publications’ Old Cars Weekly Research Editor and an Old Cars Price Guide editor, as well as the publications’ car show ambassador, from the 1970s until he retired in 2001. Kenny was also the man behind the Iola Car Show’s Blue Ribbon Concours. He loved old cars and owned hundreds over his lifetime; favorites of Kenny’s included his 1956 Chevrolet station wagon, 1955 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight and the 1954 Chevrolet Old Cars panel truck he had built for driving to car shows.
He is survived by several cousins and many friends.
Funeral Service will be held at North New Hope Lutheran Church, Town of New Hope, Portage County, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 31st, with Reverend Marcia Sabin officiating. Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at North New Hope Lutheran Church. Interment will be in the North New Hope Lutheran Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to North New Hope Lutheran Church, 845 County T North Amherst Jct., Wisconsin. Register Book and online condolences may be sent by visiting www.voiefuneralhome.com where a complete obituary will appear.