Kenneth Silverthorne


Kenneth L. "Ken"

Kenneth L. "Ken" Silverthorne, age 93, of Sylvania, passed away peacefully Friday, November 8, 2013, at Sylvania Care and Rehabilitation Center. He was born on May 6, 1920, to Louis and Lillian (Schramm) Silverthorne in Toledo. Ken was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force serving his country proudly during WWII. He was an avid sports fan, especially of baseball. Ken will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Ken is survived by his brother, Harold Silverthorne; sister, Doris Mae Roberts; 3 stepchildren, and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Cathryn in 1992 and second wife, Dorothy in 2011; his brothers, Daniel, Virgil and DeWitt, and sisters, Geraldine Kish, Clarice Zieman, Marguerite Zalipski and Gertrude Shaffer.

The family will receive guests on Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. at Newcomer Funeral Home, 4150 W. Laskey Rd., Toledo (419-473-0300). Funeral Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Interment will follow in Toledo Memorial Park.

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Published in Toledo Blade from Nov. 11 to Nov. 12, 2013