Kenneth R. Heidtman
1938 - 2021
Proko Funeral Home
5111 60th St.
Kenosha, WI

Kenneth R. Heidtman


KENOSHA, WI- Kenneth Richard Heidtman, 83 years old of Kenosha, WI passed away Saturday, July 10, 2021, at Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital, Pleasant Prairie, WI.

He was born May 5, 1938, in Skandia, MI the son of the late Carl and Jennie (Mahlan) Heidtman. He grew up in Marquette, MI and on August 21, 1959, he married Merri Petersen; they later settled in Kenosha, WI. Ken loved being outdoors, planting his garden and working in his yard – he had the greenest grass in the neighborhood. Ken was a talented woodworker, and enjoyed playing card games, and puzzles. Ken was a car enthusiast, he loved working on cars and spent his life as a mechanic and would never part with that darn van.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 62 years, Merri; three children: Kim (Kraig) Manna of Somers, WI, Deborah (Phillip) Dunlap of Flowersville, MI, and Rick (Lisa) Heidtman of Oak Creek, WI; siblings: Bob (the late Mary) Heidtman of Kenosha, WI, Tom Heidtman of Marquette, MI, Kathy Heidtman of Negaunee, MI, and David (Cory) Heidtman of Marquette, MI; eight grandchildren, Heidi, Travis, Jaimi, Dustin, Kelly, Kyle, Chad and Kassy; and five great-grandchildren: Tommy, Olivia, Oden, Madison and Reagan.

In addition to his parents, Ken was preceded in death by siblings, Carol (Vernon) Harlock and Walter (Carole) Heidtman.

Funeral services and interment will be private. Arrangements were entrusted to Proko Funeral Home.

To my best friend, my brother, Bob "Boz".

Proko Funeral Home & Crematory

5111-60th Street

Kenosha, WI 53144

Phone: (262) 654-3533

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Published by Kenosha News on Jul. 18, 2021.
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Our sympathy to Merri and family! Now my dad, Rocco, and Ken are conspiring to fix something! TY for all the years you were kind to him
Christine Bellantonio Chartrand
July 23, 2021
Our hearts and prayers are with you Merri, Kim & family!! Deepest sympathy for your loss. So glad we were blessed with the opportunity to talk to you, Merri, and Ken in front of home home just a few weeks ago. Rest in peace Ken!
Barb & Fred Nyara
July 18, 2021
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