Ken R. Redenz

Oct. 14, 1934 ó Jan. 4, 2015

Ken R. Redenz of Waukesha passed away on Sunday, January 4, 2015, at the age of 80 years. Ken was born on October 14, 1934, in Milwaukee, the son of Oscar and Estelle. Ken proudly served in the U.S. Navy for four years before he attended UW-Whitewater, where he met the love of his life, Carol Davies, whom he married on June 27, 1959. He went on to attend and graduate from MSOE with an electrical engineering degree. Ken was a past P.E.R. of the Elks Club of Waukesha and was a member of St. Lukeís Lutheran Church. Ken enjoyed bowling, golf, the Packers, vacationing throughout the United States, trips with friends and family, and loved spending time with his family.

Ken will be sadly missed by his children, Mark (Maria) Redenz of Jefferson and LeAnn (Heiko Bohlmeier) Rudolph of Milwaukee; his grandchildren, Nicole, Travis, Brittany, Justin, Steven, Rita and Selena; great-granddaughter, Mia Redenz; and sister, Beverly Foster of Kenosha. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Carol; and three brothers.

Per Kenís request, services will be held at a later date.

Memorials in Kenís memory are appreciated to the Waukesha Lodge of Elks #400, 2301 Springdale Road, Waukesha, WI 53186; or St. Lukeís Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha, WI 53186.

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit www.WaukeshasFuneralHome.com,  or call 262-542-6609.