February 10, 1928 - April 1, 2017
Martin G. Kaynan, 89, of Olathe Kansas, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at his home from ALS. Martin was born February 10, 1928 in Brooklyn New York. He graduated from Boys High, Brooklyn, New York, and earned his BBA from City College of New York. Martin’s manufacturing career began in New York and led him to Puerto Rico, New Jersey, Missouri, Kansas, and California. He held various successful positions as President, Operations Manager, Plant Manager, Director of Operations, and Quality Group Leader. He retired from General Dynamics Convair Division in 1992 and moved from sunny San Diego, California to Olathe, Kansas. Three words sum up Martin’s life and they are “Creative, Loving, and Alive”. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend to all. He was passionate, worldly, an optimist, and loved telling jokes. Mostly, his love for his family brought him so much joy and was proud of his family. In his spare time, he enjoyed computers, sport, politics, and writing. As a novelist, he had five novels published, wrote six screenplays, and one stage play. He was also a lyricist and wrote 63 songs. Martin is survived by his wife Saundra Kaynan. His children: Alan Kaynan married to Eileen Blohm, Richard Kaynan married to Karen Duncan, and Lisa Kaynan married to Hinano Cockett His grandchildren: Kristin Kaynan, Adam Kaynan married to Barbara Harrison, Steve Kaynan, Ryan Kaynan, and Jamie Kaynan. His great-grandchild: Aliza Mari Kaynan Step-children: Monique Deskovick, Troy Wellman, and Todd Wellman Step-grandchildren: Michael Deskovick, Matthew Deskovick, Shanee McCrimmon, Amanda Schemke, and Cody Wellman. A celebration of his life reception will be held at his home at 1:00pm Wednesday, April 5, 2017. For more information please call Louis Memorial Chapel 816-361-5211. In lieu of flowers, we encourage you to honor Martin Kaynan with a donation to the ALS Association at ALSA.Org. Please include your name on your donation. A special thank you to the Good Shepherd Hospice, Lenexa, Kansas for their loving care and support.
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