Kenneth F. ‘Ken’ Harter, 68

Kenneth F. "Ken" Harter, 68, of Campbellsport, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2010, at his home with his family at his side.

He was born on July 29, 1942, in Sheboygan County, the son of Marlin and Evangeline (nee Minz) Harter. He was united in marriage on May 23, 1964, to Sandra "Sandy" Oppermann at St. John Lutheran Church in New Fane.

Ken was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Scott. He was employed by Simplicity Manufacturing Inc. in Port Washington, retiring in 2006 after 27 years of service. Prior to his employment with Simplicity, Ken worked for Regal Ware Inc. in Kewaskum.

He will fondly be remembered for the enjoyment he received from fishing, bird watching and watching all types of car races. He will be deeply missed by his wife, his family and by all who knew him.

Those Ken leaves behind to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 46 years, Sandy; a daughter, Kristine (Joel) Carberry of Lakeville, Minn.; his mother, Evangeline Harter of West Bend; two brothers, Donald Harter of West Bend and Gerald (Joan) Harter of Campbellsport; a sister, Donna (Roman) Ernst of Campbellsport; seven grandchildren, Matthew Smolinski, Amanda Smolinski, Jona-than Jaecks, Brandon Carberry, Shannon Carberry, Brittney Carberry and Victoria Drehmel, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ken was preceded in death by a son, Jeffery Harter; a daughter, Brenda Harter and his father.

Funeral services for Ken will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in the town of Scott. The Rev. Kurt Ziemann will officiate and burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Relatives and friends may call from 3 until 6 p.m. on Friday at the church and again on Saturday from noon until the time of services.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Ken's arrangements.

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