Earl Henry Kinnaird

EarlPortraitDesertSunLightenedEarl Henry Kinnaird, loving father, husband, military veteran, longtime sales executive and sports-enthusiast extraordinaire, passed away after an extended illness October 26 at his Las Vegas home.

industry, where he enjoyed a long career with Mother’s Cookies and Gallo Wines.

After graduation from Sacramento High School, Earl enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1950 during the Korean War, serving aboard a sea-rescue ship in the Alaskan region. It was there he embarked on a courtship and 52-year marriage to Olga, who passed away in 2005.  Earl subsequently met and wed the former Saundra Walker of Sacramento, CA.

He is also survived by sons John D. Kinnaird and Earl S. Kinnaird, daughters Nicki Caffery and Karen Eisenberg, sister Joan Krieger of Iowa and aunt June Jenkins and cousin Jim Jenkins of Sacramento.

A memorial service and celebration of life for family and friends, is planned for Dec. 19 at Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City, Nev. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association or to the charity of choice.

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