Kenneth Ten Haken, 94, Cedar Grove, passed away on April 21, 2022, at Pine Haven Christian Communities-Oostburg Campus where he recently moved.
Ken was born on September 5, 1927, to Walter & Edna (Bruggink) Ten Haken. He was a graduate of Oostburg High School. On June 24, 1949, Ken married Mariam “Mary” A. Huenink in Cedar Grove. Mary proceeded Ken in death in September 1996. Ken worked a long career at Musebeck Shoe Company where he retired as Superintendent.
Ken enjoyed gardening, fishing, golfing, bowling, playing baseball in his younger years, watching the Brewers & Packers, attending family sporting events, fixing something in the garage, and getting together with his card club. Ken was an active member at his church, volunteered in leadership at the Presbyterian Cemetery, Kiwanis Club, Pine Haven Christian Communities, and many other opportunities to help serve others and his community. Ken was an easy going, kind, patient, and compassionate man and will be dearly missed and forever cherished.
A funeral service to honor Ken’s life will take place at First Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Cedar Grove on Wednesday, April 27th, at 12:00 pm. A visitation will take place at the church from 10:30 am until the time of service at 12:00 pm. Burial will take place at the Presbyterian Cemetery.
All are welcome to join the livestream of the service at noon by visiting Ken’s obituary page on www.wenigfh.com .
Ken is survived by his three children; Lynn (Wayne) Olsen, Joan (Gary) Dunn, John (Julie) Ten Haken, son-in-law, Edward Paddeck; grandchildren, Shelly (Jason) Kadow, Nicholas (Amy) Binsfeld, Amber (Chad) Aiken, Tasha (John) Chassin, Eric (Emily) Dunn, Adam Dunn, Alex Ten Haken, Anna (Austin) Buelow, and Amy Ten Haken; seven great-grandchildren, Alyssa, Carter, Logan, Teagan, Hudson, Jaxson, and Nora; and two sisters, Marjorie (Norman) Mulder, Carol (Roger) Prinsen. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Ken is preceded in death by his wife, Mariam “Mary” Ten Haken; daughter, Bonnie Paddeck, son-in-law, Robert Binsfeld, sisters-in-law, Jurean (Connie) VanSluys, Arlene (LaMont) Daane; brother-in-law, Orville (Doris, Dien) Huenink.
Memorial contributions can be made in his name for First Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Cedar Grove or Pine Haven Christian Communities.
The Wenig Funeral Home of Oostburg (920-564-2771) is serving the family with arrangements.