Kenneth Tenhet

Kenneth Tenhet, 75 of Texas City passed away on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.  He was born February 8, 1945 to Frank and Agnes Tenhet in Helena, Arkansas.

Kenneth was a lifelong resident of Texas City. He was a member of the Texas City Lions Club, Masonic lodge #1118, and El Mina Shrine Temple. He worked as a Machinist for 33 years at DuPont and retired in 2001.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother and a sister, daughter Laura Cremeen, son Richard Dean Tenhet and great grandson Nathan Harmon.  Kenneth is survived by his wife of 59 years, Linda Sue Tenhet, daughters: Donna Hultquist and husband Terry and Tracy Culbreth, brothers: Wayne Tenhet and Steven Carey and wife Anne, fourteen grandchildren: Tiffany Price, Desiree Stark, Amanda Searan, Richard Searan, Kandis Dennis, Sonny Boatman, Noah Hultquist, Tabitha Pope, Christopher Culbreth, Joshua Johnson, Kirsten Discua, Haley Harmon, Courtney Luedtke and Zachary Culbreth and his twenty six great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be at 12:00Noon on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the James Crowder Funeral Home La Marque with David Watson officiating.



  1. So sorry for your loss. My condolences.

    • What a good man! He taught me many things, just by observing him! What a sad loss for all those who’ve loved him! I am so proud to be a part of this family, and my condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to all!

      Jerry Robertson (brother-in-law)
  2. So very sorry for your loss

    Karen Williams
  3. Our community has lost a perfect man but heaven has gained a perfect angel. He was super cool & an all around good person. Condolences & prayers go out to all of the family during this difficult time. One thing is for sure , he’s in a better place. Love to all of the family.

    Mason Nipp
  4. We’ve lost another good man, father, grandfather, great grandfather, husband and Du Pont working mate. He will be missed by many. RIP my friend.

    Richard (Dick) Phillips
  5. I am so sorry to hear that Ken has passed away he was such a phenomenal person if anybody in the family needs anything please do not hesitate to give me a call

    Becky stultz
  6. I am so sorry to read this, many prayers for the
    Nancy Tenhet in Visalia, Ca.

    nancy tenhet
  7. My condolences go out to the family.

    Cosme Tijerina

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