Kenneth O. Wenzel
..... age 85, was received into the Church Triumphant on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the Huron Medical Center in Bad Axe. Ken was born March 17, 1928 (St. Patrick’s Day) in Rogers City, MI, the oldest son of the late Otto and Elsa (Berg) Wenzel. Before entering into the Army, as a teen he enjoyed sailing the Great Lakes. He is a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. After the war he attended college, earning his B.A. at Central Michigan University and his Masters Degree from the University of Michigan. On June 21, 1958 he married Dorothy L. Hanke at Immanuel Lutheran Church. He retired in 1988 as a teacher for the USA Schools. He was a member of the Sebewaing VFW, Immanuel Lutheran Church and sang in the church choir. He enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers, going hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
Ken is survived by his wife, Dorothy L. Wenzel; children: Julie (Bryan) Beuschel, Jan Wenzel and Carol (Jim) Koch; grandchildren: Brad, Beth, Chad and Chris Koch, Mark, Grant and Nathan Beuschel; siblings: Beverly (late Norman) Wirgau, Audrey (late Louie) Lewandowski and Rodger (Carol) Wenzel.
MEMORIALS: Immanuel Lutheran Church or the charity of your choice.