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Kenneth Edward Ouderkirk

1924 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Kenneth Edward Ouderkirk Obituary
Ouderkirk, Kenneth Edward age 93, of Shepherd passed away on March 9, 2018 at Masonic Pathways with family by his side. Ken was born October 24, 1924 in Detroit, MI the son of Carl Edward and Rella Helena (Manausa) Ouderkirk. Ken was a WWII veteran. He was employed by Dow Chemical for over 38 years. Ken married Leona Ruth Wright on July 8, 1945. Kenneth is survived by his 6 children Dianna (Gary) Ingersoll of Bay City, Charolette (Stuart) Taylor of Alma, Sharon (Virgil) Wiltse of Shepherd, Oveta (Edward) Milligan of Garden City, KS, Karman (Jeannie) Ouderkirk of Mt. Pleasant, and Kevin (Margaret) Ouderkirk of Virginia Beach, VA; 18 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 6 great great grandchildren; and his brother Cecil Ouderkirk. Ken is preceded in death by his wife, Leona Ouderkirk(Wright), parents, Carl and Rella Ouderkirk and one sister, Rosalie Locks. Services for Ken will be Thursday, March 15 at 1pm at Berry Funeral Home in Shepherd, MI with Wade Wiltse officiating. There will be Visitation from 11am until time of service. Memorials can be made on Ken's behalf to the Masonic Pathways Charitable Foundations.
Published in Morning Sun on Mar. 13, 2018
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