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“Dear Kenney Family,My deepest sympathies in this time of your terrible loss. I only learned of Tom's passing yesterday. He is in my thoughts and...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Emery Langmar - Friend

“Sorry to hear of Toms passing ... ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: David Vargas - Ft w, IN - Family

“Dear Family and Friends of Tom, I went to high school with Tom and remember him being very nice, funny and easy to be around. I am deeply saddened by...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Carrie Grobe (Cassens) - Polo, IL

“So sorry to hear about the loss of your son. We will keep you in prayer in your time of grief. Cherish the good memories of your son to help you get...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Alex & Dee Rios - Sterling, IL

“So very sorry to hear of Toms passing.I worked with Tom, Jim,and Kathy at Polo Super Value years ago.Loved working with all of them.May Tom rest in...Read More »
5 of 16 | Posted by: SUSAN MESSER - HAZEL GREEN, WI

“To the entire Kenney family: I am in disbelief about this news, and wish all of you the sincerest condolences and love at this time. Being in Kathy's...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Connie Holmes (Brown) - Marengo, IL

“The deepest sympathies to the Kenney family at this time from the Cavanaugh's in Polo. Tom was my good friend and classmate and I will remember all...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Timothy Cavanaugh - Polo, IL

“To the Kenney Family,I want you all to know you are in my thoughts and prayers. He was taken too soon. I have many fond memories growing up!! Tom...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Kerrie Peterson (O'Connor) - Polo, IL

“To the Kenney Family,I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Tom will be missed... ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Paula Malburg - Highlands Ranch, CO

“So sorry to hear about Tom. My prayers are with you. ”
10 of 16 | Posted by: Debra Flint (Carroll) - Bradenton, FL

“I am so sorry! I remember you as a sweet little boy! Your sister Cindy is still one of my dearest friends ever. I am shocked to read this. Your...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Veronica Spellman - Cumming, GA

“My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek. I am so sorry for your loss ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Marie Monaco - Polo, IL - Friend

“John Lydia and family, Our hearts go out to you and your family. You have been in our thoughts and prayers. You have a very strong and loving...Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Jim and Mary Williams - Polo, IL

“John, Lydia & family - our hearts are breaking for you all! Please know you are in our thoughts & prayers! If there is anything we can do for you...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: Bill & Noralee Gray - Polo, IL

“The Kennedy family: My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time. My thoughts are prayers are with you all. ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: Roxanne Brown - Basking Ridge, NJ

“John and Lydia, We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. Know you and your family are in our prayers at this time. ”
16 of 16 | Posted by: Sandy and Gary Sheely - Oregon, IL


Thomas John Kenney, age 50, of Chicago, formerly of Polo, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago.

Tom was born February 7, 1969 in Dixon the son of John and Lydia (Jimenez) Kenney. He was a 1987 graduate of Polo Community High School. Tom graduated with honors from DeVry Institute of Technology in Chicago with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems. At DeVry, Tom worked as a faculty assistant and systems faculty assistant for two years. He also served as president of Epsilon Delta Pi, an honor society for Computer Information Systems students. Tom was a systems analyst programmer for CNA Insurance until his department was outsourced. He was employed with Electrical Workers Union Local 134 of Chicago from 2004 until his death. He was a loving son, brother, uncle and was an avid White Sox, Chicago Bears and Notre Dame fan. He is dearly missed.

Survivors include his parents of Polo; three sisters, Diana (Doug Bannister) Kenney of Columbia, MO., Cynthia (Kevin) Dix of South Elgin and Kathleen (Jeff Sterken) Kenney of Chicago; one brother, Jim (Lori) Kenney of Sterling; three nieces, Emily (Brett) Renner of Pompano Beach, FL, Caitlyn Dix of Wheaton and Kassidy Kenney of Sterling; and three nephews, Ian (Jessi Snyder) Kenney of Urbana, Josh Dix of Chicago and Landon Kenney of Sterling.

Private family services will be held at a later date.