Kenneth L. WIKRE

Loved By All U.S. Army Korean War Veteran Ken passed away Jan. 3, 2013, at the age of 78 years and 11 months. Predeceased by his parents, Melvin Sr. and Julia Wikre, his brother-in-law Dr. H.M. Walker, his great nephew John Walter Burkhardt and best friends Mel, Del and Ray. Survived by the love of his life, his soul mate of 17 years, Ruth Hendrickson, his son Ken Jr. and wife Terri. Siblings, Dorothy Walker, Melvin (Dorismae) Wikre, Gloria (John) Solberg, Nita (Ron) Toensing, Mary (Wally) Smythe. Many nieces, nephews and cousins. Ruth's children, Danelle and Bob, Dawn and Al, Debbie and Russ, Dan and Sally, Janet and Rich. 8 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Memorial gathering at a future date. W.A.H.Y.I.O.H.U.W.M.A.

Published in Pioneer Press from Jan. 6 to Jan. 7, 2013