Kenneth Alan Rake,

Kenneth Alan Rake, 73, passed away June, 23, 2014, at his home with family by his side. Ken was born July 25, 1940, to Carl and Bessie (Drager) Rake.

On February 14, 1990 Ken married Marta Ballering in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

For 50 years Ken was employed as a Union Carpenter and was a member of Carpenter’s Union Local 731. Ken proudly served our country in the Navy on the U.S.S Howard W. Gilmore AS 16. Ken and Marta were members of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnsburg.

He is survived by his wife Marta “Marty” Rake; his children Mike, David, Deborah and Peter (Debra); his step-children Jacob (Linda) Ballering, Gregory Ballering and Lisa (Greg) Baker. He is further survived by his siblings Carla (Thomas) Imray and Norman (Marilyn) Rake; his grandchildren, great grandchildren, many more nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.

Kenneth is preceded in death by his parents Carl and Bessie Rake.

Visitation:  The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division Street, Fond du Lac. An additional visitation will be held on Friday, June 27 from 10:00-10:45 AM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, N9288 County Road W in Johnsburg.

Service:  At 11:00 AM at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on Friday, June 27, 2014 a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated.  Burial will follow at the Parish Cemetery.

Zacherl Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family.