Kenneth Linn, 95, Vero Beach

Kenneth Linn, formerly Kong Y. Lee, 95, died Feb. 23, 2011, at VNA Hospice House.

He was born in Guangzhou, China, in the village of Ma Zhou and lived in Vero Beach for 23 years.

He immigrated to Flint, Mich., at age 16.

He was an Army veteran of World War II and served in Company A, 609 Tank Destroyer Battalion, and in the European Theater during the Battle of the Bulge.

Before retirement, he owned the Kenjo Restaurant in Flint from 1951 to 1974.

He graduated from Flint Central High School in 1939.

Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Faye; son, Ernest Linn, of Roanoke, Va.; daughter, Nancy Linn Patton, of Washington, D.C.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Frank Linn and Jack Lam.

Memorial contributions may be sent to VNA Hospice House, 901 37th St., Vero Beach, FL 32960; Tax ID 59-2804739.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Feb. 28 and 1 to 2 p.m. March 1 at Aycock Funeral Home in Fort Pierce, followed by a service at 2 p.m.

Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

A guestbook is available at

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