Kenneth A. Vorpagel, 71

Funeral services will be held today, March 16, 2010, at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church-Freistadt, 10729 W. Freistadt Road, Mequon, at 6:30 p.m. for Kenneth A. Vorpagel “Ken” who peacefully entered heaven March 12, 2010, at the age of 71 years. Visitation will be held today at the church from 3 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will be at the church cemetery.
Memorials are appreciated to Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, Trinity Historical Society or Milwaukee Lutheran High School.

Ken was born in Milwaukee on Aug. 6, 1938, the son of Albert and Elfrieda (nee Luepke) Vorpagel. Ken was united in marriage to Marian (nee Schmeling) and they were blessed with a son, Brian. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Legion Post 457, Mequon.

Ken was an active member of Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church-Freistadt, Trinity Historical Society, Ozaukee County Farm Bureau and Wisconsin Antique Power Reunion-WAPR. Ken retired from Milwaukee Electric Tool.
Ken is survived by his wife  and best friend, Marian; son, Brian; and sister-in-law, Elaine Vorpagel. Also he is survived by nieces, nephews, a godchild, Marissa Szymala, and many friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Gerald, and sister, Audrey Mayer.

Mueller Funeral Home in Cedarburg is serving the family. For online condolences please visit