Kenneth Ernest Wollenhaupt, beloved husband, father, and grandfather, died on February 11, 1998 at his home at the age of 74.
He was born August 25, 1923 in Dayton, Ohio to Charles and Emma Kramer Wollenhaupt. He married Helen R. Krueger March 17, 1956 in Dayton, Ohio. Marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He was a mechanical engineer and worked at various places in Ohio, Florida, Illinois, and retired from Thiokol in Utah. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He received the World War II Victory Medal and the Army Occupation Medal. Ken was a member of the LDS church and held many callings including ward clerk, executive secretary, elders quorum president, Sunday school president, and German name extraction, to name a few. He was a great home teacher who never missed a visit until he was too ill to go.He was a kind, gentle, caring man who loved his family more than anything. He had many wonderful friends and neighbors, and he loved his ward members very much.
Ken is survived by his loving wife, Helen; daughter, Kiz (Dave) Hancock; son, Kenny (Sherrie) Wollenhaupt; and grandchildren, Michael, Nathan, Kami, and Lance Hancock, and Siarhys Yannotti and Nigel Wollenhaupt. He is also survived by his brother, Charles Wollenhaupt and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and an older brother, William Wollenhaupt.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 16, 1998, 11 a.m. at the Parkview LDS Ward Chapel, 619 West 5750 South. Friends may call Sunday, 6-8 p.m. at Redwood Memorial Estates, 6500 South Redwood Road, and Monday, one hour prior to services at the church. Interment Redwood Memorial Estates.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributing to the American Cancer Society or your favorite charity.
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