Kenneth R. Muzik, 77

Kenneth R. Muzik, age 77 years of West Bend, passed away Friday, Aug. 23, 2013, at The Kathy Hospice.

Ken was born in Milwaukee to Anton and Florence (nee Krenke) Muzik. He graduated from Washington High School in 1954 and later married Madeline (nee Prusko) on April 22, 1961. Ken was in the Air Force Reserves from 1960-62. He was a devoted father and loving husband of 52 years and enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren and his canine companions: Ace, Kessa and Oni. Ken also enjoyed landscaping and gardening along with keeping his yard immaculate. He was a member of IAM Lodge 78 for 55 years, life member of NRA, Menomonee Falls Gun Club, life member of Waukesha Gun Club and Las Vegas Gun Club and enjoyed riding motorcycles for many years.

Ken is survived by his loving wife, Madeline “Lynn,” children Russell (Vicki), Jean (Stephen) Howorth, Sharon (Tim) Trupp. Further survived by his grandchildren Alissa, Tiffany, Sydney and Taylor, sister Donna (Steve) Sopkowicz, sistersin- law Joan (Donna Marshall) Prusko, Virginia Cox, Lois (Marq) Stankowski, Gerri (Bill) John, Mary (Helen Glass) Prusko, brothers-in-law Frank (Drew Fernando) Prusko, Joe (Sara) Prusko, nephews Steve (Linda) Sopkowicz, Craig (Carol) Sopkowicz, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents and infant brother Robert.

A Memorial Service will be at noon Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, August 27 from 11 a.m. until time of service.

A special thank you to the Kraemer Cancer Center along with Dr. Sailaja Kamaraju, nurses Tammy, Lisa, Jean and Linda for their tender loving care of Ken.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. (262) 338-2050 /