Kenneth Wayne Perry
Kenneth Wayne Perry, 84, Wakarusa, died at 3:13 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, at the Center for Hospice, Elkhart.
He was born Oct. 23, 1934, in Elkhart County, to Lee and Mary (Seitz) Perry.
On July 27, 1956, he married Ardith B. (Culp) Perry. She died Sept. 21, 1996.
On Jan. 23, 1997, he married Shirley L. (Blosser) Hahn Perry. She died Oct. 13, 2011.
Surviving are his children, Jim (Deb) Perry, Noblesville, Tom (Gina) Perry, Wakarusa, Gayle Perry, Mishawaka, and Kim Perry, Wakarusa; grandchildren, Andrea and Natalie; great-grandchildren, Clara and Eleanor; sister, Mabel (Joyce) Culp, Florida; stepchildren, Michael (Brenda) Hahn and Dennis (Margaret) Hahn, both of Goshen, Sue (Scott) Buss, Wakarusa, Nancy (Darrell) Boettger, Lake Wales, Florida, and Cathy (David) Fox, Wakarusa; step-grandchildren, Ashley, Kayla, Chelsea, Courtney, Mike, Tim and Andy; and step-great-grandchildren, Ivy, Adaline, Michael and Andrew.
Preceding him in death are his parents; first wife, Ardith; second wife, Shirley; brother, Robert Perry; and sisters, Irene Tavernier, Virginia Snell and Evelyn Mikel.
Kenneth attended Wakarusa High School and was a member of Baugo Church of the Brethren, Wakarusa. He worked as a semi-truck driver for Plumrose and was a cooker for Port-A-Pit.
Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret-Lienhart Funeral Home, 117 W. Waterford St., Wakarusa, and one hour prior to the 10 a.m. service Monday, June 10, at Baugo Church of the Brethren, Wakarusa. Pastor David Stackhouse will officiate.
Burial will follow at Olive (West) Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Baugo Church of the Brethren.
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Published on June 6, 2019


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