WAUKESHA

Kenneth L. ĎKení Detro


Nov. 8, 1928 Ė March 3, 2014


Ken L. Detro of Waukesha went home to the Lord on Monday, March 3, 2014, at the age of 85. He was born on Nov. 8, 1928, in Milwaukee, the son of LeRoy and Violet (nee Lof) Detro.

Ken married Patricia Treder on Jan. 5, 1952. He was a longtime member of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church.

Ken graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a bachelorís degree in education in 1950 and a masterís degree in education in 1968 from Marquette University. Ken was a teacher at MATC from 1962 until 1968; he was also a counselor at WCTC until 1989.

Ken will be sadly missed by his wife, Patricia, of 62 years; his children, Curtis Detro, Jeffrey (Cynthia) Detro and Terri (James) Bomier; his grandchildren, Christopher Bomier, Philip Bomier, Tim (Kathy) Detro, Sarah Detro, Lynn (Travis) Lovrine, Benjamin Detro and Julie (Craig) Fedoryshyn; and his great-grandchildren, Allison Lovrine, Natalie Lovrine, Jenna Detro, Nora Detro and Andrew Detro.

Ken is further survived by a brother, Glenn Detro, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Paul Bomier; daughters-in-law, Janet and Margaret Detro; and sister-in-law, Shirley Detro.

The visitation for Ken will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the noon funeral service on Saturday, March 8, at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1941 Madison St., Waukesha, WI 53188. The Rev. Robert Frick and Rev.

Michael Turriff will be officiating. The burial will take place privately at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Kenís name to Mount Calvary Lutheran Church would be appreciated (see address above).

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For an online obituary or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com, or call 542-6609.