Max Jardine Kennard, 83, passed away December 19, 1994 at the Stanford Court Nursing Center in La Mesa, California, having spent the last months of his life near his daughter, Carolyn at the Regency Retirement Residence in San Diego, until his recent illness.

Born May l, 1911 in Salt Lake City, the son of James R. and Elizabeth Gertrude Jardine Kennard. Married Marion Pearl Blakemore, June 1936 in Salt Lake City. She preceded him in death in 1971. They had four children: son, Carvel Blakemore Kennard (deceased in 1942), three daughters, Carolyn Kennard Janczylik of San Diego, Calif.; Marcia Kennard Koval Steiner (deceased in 1989); Janis Kennard Foley of Berlin, Maryland; six grandchildren; brother, Rex Kennard (deceased); two sisters, Ruth Kennard Eltinge (deceased) and Jean Kennard Davis of Albuquerque, New Mexico; sister-in-law, Dorothy Thurman of Salt Lake City.Attended elementary school and high school in Salt Lake City. Graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1934 and a Master of Science in Metallurgical Engineering from the same school in 1935.

His professional career spanned over 40 years in the mining and metallurgical industry and included working on a "bull-gang" in a gold mining camp, working on the construction of the Boulder (Hoover) Dam in Nevada, to executive positions of management in mining, engineering and construction serving the mining industry. His career in operating companies covered mining and processing and his experience spanned design engineering, maintenance, supervision, operations and management.

He held the position of Vice President and Manager of Business Development for Parsons-Jurden Corp. and Senior Vice President of the Mining and Metallurgical Division of the Ralph M. Parsons Co. His activities as vice president carried him into all of the U.S., Canada, Mexico, So. America, Australia, Europe and Africa.

He was a member of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers; a member of the Mining Metallurgical Society of America; listed in Who's Who in the West and Who's Who in Finance and Industry. He received an honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering from Montana Tech and gave the commencement address in June 1973.

Married Constance Gervais, 1974 in New York City and was transferred with the Ralph M. Parsons Co. to Pasadena, Calif. where he retired in 1978. Constance passed away in March 1993.

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An avid golfer, duck hunter and fisherman.

Graveside service, Thursday December 22, 1994, 12:00 noon, Salt Lake City Cemetery, 4th Ave. and N Street.

Friends may call at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Thursday 10:30-11:30 a.m.

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