Kanen James McIntosh
Dunkerton - Kanen James McIntosh, 6 years old, of Dunkerton, IA, died of natural causes, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at UnityPoint Health - Allen Memorial Hospital, Waterloo, IA.

Funeral services were 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Jesup Bible Fellowship Church, Jesup, IA, with Pastor Shane Fuller and Pastor Matthew Perez officiating. Music was provided by Zane Hall. Burial was at Fairview Cemetery, Dunkerton, IA. Visitation was 4-8 p.m., Monday, June 18, at White Funeral Home, 1315 Main St., Jesup, IA. Visitation continued for an hour before services at the church on Tuesday. Memorials may be directed to the family. Condolences may be placed at www.White-MtHope.com.

Kanen was born February 12, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center, Waterloo, IA, the son of August James McIntosh and Kathryn Marie (Nielsen) McIntosh. Kanen had just completed kindergarten at Jesup Community School and was looking forward to first grade. He was a member of Prairie Lakes Church in Cedar Falls, IA, with his family, where he attended Sunday School. Kanen loved nature, animals, and science. He loved to be outside at the cabin and on the farm. He loved to build things, break them, and build them back up again. He loved to play with his siblings and his Transformers. He was a loving brother with a kind and protective heart. Kanen’s bright smile and personality will forever be missed.

Kanen is survived by his parents, August and Katie McIntosh of Dunkerton, IA; his sister, Alyvia, and brothers, Winston and Holt, all at home; maternal grandparents, Ronald and Charlotte Nielsen of Waterloo, IA; paternal grandparents, James and Patricia McIntosh of Dunkerton, IA; maternal great-grandparents, LeRoy Nielsen of Denver, IA, Richard and Joan Reiter of Waterloo, IA; paternal great-grandparents, John McIntosh of Dunkerton, IA, Beulah “Boots” Willett of Jesup, IA; paternal step-great-grandmother, Elizabeth Bare of Winthrop, IA; aunts and uncles, Jaccie (Sam) Feldt, Stephanie Nielsen, Jessica (David) Hansen, Andrea (Luke) Johnson, Lyle (Sara) McIntosh; 13 cousins; great-uncle Mark Bare and several other great-aunts and uncles; also special friends, Joel and Machelle Forsyth and Duane and Grandma Karen Forsyth, all of Charles City, IA.

He is preceded in death by his maternal great-grandmother, Mildred Nielsen; paternal great-grandparents Juanita McIntosh and Lyle Bare; great-aunt Catherine Swinford and great-uncle Duane Earl Swinford.

White Funeral Home, Jesup, IA was in charge of arrangements.
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