Kenneth T. Kingsbury
Birth date: October 11, 1928
Death date: April 8, 2012
Kenneth T. Kingsbury, 83, Marshfield, formerly of Neillsville, died on Sunday, April 8, 2012 at his home with his family by his side.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Marshfield. Rev. Peter Manickam will officiate and music will be provided by Sacred Heart Church Funeral Choir. Burial will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Neillsville. The family will receive relatives and friends at Sacred Heart Church on Thursday from 10:00 am until service time. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Kenneth was born on October 11, 1928 in Cedar County, Iowa, the son of Howard and Catherine (McCune) Kingsbury.
He was united in marriage to Theresa M. Thornton on September 15, 1951 in Waterloo, Iowa. He was first employed at A & P Grocery and in 1952 began working at Nabisco Company, both in Cedar Rapids, IA. In 1964 the Kingsbury’s began farming in Neillsville until 1990 when they retired. They moved to Marshfield in 2009.
Ken was a former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Neillsville, was a Lay Minister, A CCD teacher at St. Mary’s, Neillsville, a member of Prolife, Interfaith Caregivers, Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Marshfield, The Knights of Columbus, and had served on the Board of Directors at Cenex.
He is lovingly survived by his wife, Theresa, and their children, Tom (Barb) Kingsbury of Loyal, Mary (Steve) Preston of Greenville, Stephen (Mary) Kingsbury of Chaska, MN, Barbara (Jerry) Bloss of Eau Claire, Matthew (Rebecca) Kingsbury of Lewiston, MN, Bruce (Marisol) Kingsbury of Shallimar, FL, Karen (Jeff) Slagg of Lemhi, ID, Vincent Kingsbury of Steam Boat Springs, CO, Josephine (Todd) Koss of Fond du Lac, Jennifer (Andy) Timm of Portage, IN, James (Sarah) Kingsbury of Sublinity, Oregon, Edwin (Jessica) Kingsbury of Loganville, WI , Carol (Randy) Anason of Lake Mills, and Ellen (James) Kertis of Holman. He is also survived by thirty seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. He is further survived by a brother-in-law, Harold Michel, a sister-in-law, Rosemarie Mindt, and a brother-in-law, Dr. Frank (Pat) Thornton.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter Kathy in infancy, a granddaughter, Ashlea Timm and sisters, Marie, Margaret, and Agnes.
Memorials may be designated in Ken’s name to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Neillsville or Ministry Home Health Care.
The family wishes to thank Father Peter Manickam, Dr. Hocking, Dr. Thorne, and Ministry Hospice Home Care for the support and care that was given to Ken.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com
10:00 am to 11:00 am on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 112 East 11th Street Marshfield Wisconsin 54449 (map/driving directions)
11:00 am on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church 112 East 11th Street Marshfield Wisconsin 54449 (map/driving directions)
St. Mary's Cemetery Neillsville Wisconsin 54456 (map/driving directions)