Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
Kenneth Rudolph Wehrkamp, age 79 of Troy, Ohio passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at his residence.
He was born May 4, 1938 in Cranberry Prairie to the late Linus "Nip" and Esther (Vandenbosch) Wehrkamp. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife and mother of his children Susan F. Wehrkamp in September of 1989.
Ken is survived by his wife Rebecca (Hester) Wehrkamp of over 26 years; children: Joseph (Rose) Wehrkamp, Michele (Jim) Williams, Michael (Cindy) Wehrkamp, Amy Padgett, Melissa Locker, Jennie Caruso, Allison (Paul) Mishurda and Alexis (Nick) Floss; brothers: Jim (Kathy) Wehrkamp and Tom (Carol) Wehrkamp; sister-in-law: Sandy Quick; grandchildren: Danyse Marvin, Marina Wehrkamp, Sierra Padgett, Gabrielle Vranka, John Wehrkamp, Myah Caruso, Elizabeth Padgett, Aurora Wehrkamp, Simon Floss, and Lincoln Floss; great grandchildren: Aubrey Evans and Schylar Lambright.
Ken was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and consulting engineer. He had amazing talent, the ability to pick up new things and learn anything until he mastered it.
A service of remembrance will be held at 7:00 PM Tuesday May 9, 2017 at Baird Funeral Home in Troy with full military honors by the Veterans Memorial Honor Guard. Graveside services will be held at 10:00AM Wednesday May 10, 2017 at St. Henry Catholic Cemetery in St. Henry.
Friends may call from 5:00-7:00 PM Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami Co. PO Box 502 Troy, Ohio 45373.
Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.