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Kenneth Laursen


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Kenneth Laursen

AGE: 85 • Toms River

Kenneth Laursen, age 85, of Toms River passed away on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Holiday Care Center in Toms River. Born in Newark in 1931, Ken grew up in Belmar and graduated from Manasquan High School. He proudly served his country in the Marines during the Korean War before settling in Toms River and starting his own business, Laursen Sheet Metal in South Toms River. Ken was a member of the Beachwood Yacht Club, sailing with his family and friends on the Barnegat Bay and sailing on the Chesapeake with his wife, Marie. Ken was predeceased by his parents, William and Irma Laursen. Surviving is his loving wife of 63 years, Marie; children Mike Laursen and his wife, Ilene, and Debbie Weisensee and her husband, Frank; grandchildren Corrie Moninger and her husband, Aaron, and Ken Weisensee; great grandchildren Henry and Eleanor Moninger; siblings Shirley Jackson and William Laursen and his wife, Marjorie; and many loving family and friends. After cremation, a private service will be held for the family. Cremation was entrusted to Horizon Funeral & Cremation Services, 1329 Route 37 West, Toms River. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made in Ken's honor to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society at www.nmcrs.org . Family notification should be sent to [email protected]
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 22, 2017
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