Kenneth K. Thorpe Jr.
“Ken” K. Thorpe, Jr. passed away unexpectedly at his home on February 11, 2020.
He was born on January 5, 1954 to Kenneth Sr. and Joyce (Schwartz) Thorpe in Fond
in the US Army from 1972 to 1974 as a missile repair crewman. Ken was a
long-time employee at Mercury Marine. He
enjoyed hunting, boating, fishing, trap shooting, and woodworking.
survived by his wife, Tammy; children, Gary (Jackie) Thorpe and Adam Thorpe;
grandchildren, Addison and Mallory Thorpe; siblings, Stanley Mingus, Steven
Thorpe, Nancy (Hiram) Bond, Debbie (Theodore) Schmidt, Penny (Bryan) Jorgenson;
as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth Sr. and Joyce Thorpe; siblings,
Catherine (Stanley) Mingus, Vicki King-Sprotte, and Carol Thiede-Thorpe.
It was Ken’s
wish that no formal services be held. A gathering for close friends and family
will take place at the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum at Ledgeview Memorial Park on
Monday, February 17, 2020 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM. Burial will take place in
the Garden of Honor at Ledgeview Memorial Park in Spring.
condolences may be expressed at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com.