Ken was born In Ann Arbor, Michigan and grew up in Freeland, Michigan. He went to work for General Motors after graduation from Saginaw and retired in 1997 after 38 years, 4 years of which he spent in the U.S. Air Force.
He married Gretchen Rush in 1985 and immediately became a stepfather to one daughter, Mary Conner, four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Judy Lago, and a brother, Ronald Platt, and several nieces and nephews.
A Requiem Mass will be held at Christ Episcopal Church on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 11:30 AM. The church is located at 4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton, FL 34205.
Tidewell Hospice, Inc.
5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota FL 34238
Christ Episcopal Church
4030 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton FL 34205