ABENDROTH, KENNETH A. √Ø¬ø¬ΩKEN√Ø¬ø¬Ω
Kenneth A. Abendroth, age 73, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 3, 2011 at his home with his family at his side. He was born on March 24, 1938 in Appleton, the son of the late Orville and Hilma (Potter) Abendroth. Ken was preceded in death by his wife of 32 years, Diana √Ø¬ø¬ΩFran√Ø¬ø¬Ω Abendroth on August 28, 1990. He married Dorothy (Weyers) McCabe on July 9, 1993 in Little Chute. Ken worked at SC Shannon Company for 35 years. He was a world traveler and enjoyed collecting antiques. His family was very important to him.
Ken is survived by his wife: Dorothy Abendroth; children: Michael (Marlene) Abendroth, Appleton and Lisa Abendroth, Summersville, South Carolina; step-children: Jacqueline (Cory) Disch, Appleton and Matthew (Gayle) McCabe, Issaquah, Washington; nine grandchildren: Justin, Benjamin and Lindsay Abendroth; Taylor Abendroth; Nathan, Kaelyn and Aubrey Disch; Jordan and Madison McCabe and his brother: Gerald (Mary) Abendroth, Atlanta, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his brother, Ronald Abendroth and his sister, Barbara (Chet) Zuhse.
The funeral service for Kenneth will be held at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at WICHMANN FUNERAL HOME, TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL with Chaplain Jordan Kuczwara officiating. Inurnment will take place at Highland Memorial Park. A time of visitation will take place from 3:00 pm until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to ThedaCare at Home Hospice.
A special thank you to all the staff at ThedaCare at Home Hospice for your reassurance and comfort to our family.
Wichmann Funeral Home
3212 S. Oneida Street
Appleton, WI 54915