schenkKenneth “Ken” Schenk, of Hanover, passed away at The Village Senior’s Community, Hanover on Monday, April 29, 2013.  He was 83.

Born in Ayton on August 16, 1929 to Alvin and Emma (nee Rehkopf) Schenk. Ken was employed at the Ayton Feed Mill and enjoyed farming. After moving to Hanover, Ken was employed with Morrows Home Hardware. When he retired, Ken enjoyed his many friendships and kept busy as a member of the Hampden Seniors Club.

Beloved husband of Wilma (nee Marshall). Dear father of Donald Schenk of Ayton and Dianne Schenk (Wayne Whetham) of R.R. #3 Walkerton.  Survived by his 2 brothers Gerald (Verna) Schenk of Ayton and Garnet (Alice) Schenk of Gravenhurst and by his brother in law Ken (Kendra) Zurbrigg of Kincardine. Predeceased by his sister Joan Zurbrigg.

Visitation will be held at Mighton Funeral Home, Hanover, on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, May 02, 2013 at 11:00 am, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church. Rev. Don Hill officiating.  Interment in Hampden Cemetery.

Memorial donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church were appreciated as expressions of sympathy.  Register book available at 

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