Kenneth J. Bunnell, Jr., 32° KCCH
WISE MASTER, CHAPTER OF ROSE CROIX
I was born and raised in Omaha. While in high school I joined the Nebraska Army National Guard. My father and I joined St. John Lodge No. 25 in Omaha on September 12, 1961, and were raised to the degree of a Master Mason on December 28, 1961. I am currently a member and Chaplain of Capitol Lodge #3 in Omaha. I joined the Scottish Rite in Omaha on May 2, 1963. My wife and I joined Eastern Star March 15, 1968, at Ord, Nebraska where I was serving my first pastorate. We are currently members of Luna Chapter #169 in Elkhorn, Nebraska.
I joined Tangier Shrine in 1989, where I served as Chaplain for a number of years, and have been a member of the Greeters serving as its Director in 2002. More recently I was received into York Rite in Omaha, serving as High Priest of Omaha Chapter #1 Royal Arch Masons in 2014. I am also a member of Omaha Council #1, and Mt. Calvary Commandery #1 where I currently serve as Prelate, and have been honored to serve as Eminent Grand Prelate for Nebraska for several years.
of The Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation for four years.
I am truly and humbly honored to serve as Wise Master of Chapter of Rose Croix for this year.
Having attended Omaha University (Bachelor of Arts Degree), Dubuque Theological Seminary (Master of Theology), and San Francisco Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry), I have served my entire ministry in Nebraska, retiring in 2002 to serve as President