Friday, June 16th, 2017
Ken Pubentz, age 62, formerly of Sevierville, TN and Celina, passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017 at his residence in Cincinnati.
He was born July 21, 1954 in Celina, the son of Robert "Bud" & Gladene Protsman Pubentz. Ken married Mariann Muhlenkamp on October 7, 1978, and she survives, along with their sons, Ryan (Sarah) Pubentz of Westlake and Nate Pubentz of Cincinnati, and granddaughters, Berlyn and Lillian Pubentz.
Also surviving are his brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Joe (Julie) Muhlenkamp and John (Evelyn) Muhlenkamp of Ft. Recovery, Dianne (Jim) Schwartz of Maineville, Betty (Bob) Meiring of New Bremen, and Lou (Luke) Brackman, Nick (Joanne) Muhlenkamp, and Ted (Judy) Muhlenkamp of Coldwater, a Tennessee brother-in-law, Jim (Deb) Post of Sevierville, and lots of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bud and Gladene, in-laws, Ott and Rosalyn Knapke Muhlenkamp, and a niece, Sara Brackman.
Ken had worked at Huffy Bicycles in Celina for 26 years, the Marsh Foundation in Van Wert, and Dollywood in Sevierville, TN.
A member of the Celina High School Class of 1972, Ken graduated from Wright State University-Lake Campus in 2000 with an Associate Degree in Social Work. He was a member of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church in Reading.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 20 at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina. Rev. Diane Mendelson will officiate. Burial will follow at North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling Hours are from 3:00-7:00 p.m., Monday, June 19 and 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Tuesday at the Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, Inc. PO Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263-3597.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.