John J. Kennaley
Colonel, United States Army
a contemporary press report:
John J. Kennaley, 86, a retired Army colonel who was a Pepsi Cola representative for the past 30 years, died of a stroke May 2, 2000 at Cherrydale Rehabilitation Center in Arlington.
Col. Kennaley was born in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended Rockhurst College in Kansas City and began his military career with the U.S. Cavalry. During World War II, he saw action in the South Pacific and was awarded the Bronze Star.
After the war, he served in Italy, Washington
and Fort Meade, among other places. He retired in 1961 after more than
20 years in the Army and joined Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. as its military
representative. In that capacity, he oversaw Pepsi's
Survivors include his wife, Ingrid Schiele
Kennaley of Arlington.
KENNALEY, JOHN J., COL, USA (Ret.)
On Tuesday, May 2, 2000, of Arlington, VA,
beloved husband of 23 years to Ingrid M. Kennaley; loving uncle of Mary
Fitzgerald, Margaret Jones and Patricia Greenwood. A Mass of Christian
Burial will be offered on Tuesday, May 23, at 10:45 a.m. at the Ft. Myer
Old Post Chapel. Interment to follow with full military honors at Arlington
National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made
to the World War II Memorial Fund, American Battle Monuments Commission,
Posted: 6 May 2000
Updated: 3 December 2000
Updated: 8 March 2003