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Kenneth E. Papke, Delavan, WI (1927 - 2014)

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March 31, 2014

April 4, 1927 - March 28, 2014

Kenneth E. Papcke, age 87, of Delavan, WI, passed away on Friday, March 28, 2014, at his home in Delavan, WI. He was born April 4, 1927, in Cook County, IL, the son of Anna Papcke. Ken was united in marriage to Darlene Kuhnke on Sept. 24, 1960, in Elkhorn, WI. He was a mechanic during his working career until his retirement. Ken was a U.S. Army Veteran and a member of Legion Post 0173 in Whitewater, WI.

Ken is survived by his wife, Darlene of Delavan; his two daughters, Donna Gallagher and Sheri (William) Gasch; four grandchildren: Jamie Gallagher, Brandon Papcke, Jason Papcke and Andrew Gasch. Also surviving are four great-grandchildren. He was preceded in passing by his mother; one son, Michael; and one daughter, PennyJo.

Funeral Services will be at 11a.m. on Tuesday April 1, 2014, at the MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan, WI, with Deacon Bill Pelnar officiating. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Delavan Cemetery. MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan, WI, is assisting the family. Visit us at monroefh.com.



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