Kenneth E. Tieman, 81, of the Town of Porterfield, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at his home. He was born on September 19, 1931, in Thorp, Wis. to Earl and Pearl (Padre) Tieman.
Ken grew up in the Thorp area, and after leaving home at age 11, he lived in various places before joining the military. Ken married Barbara Bruemmer on June 23, 1973, and together they owned a convenience store in Crivitz. He also had worked as a mechanic, and later in the office at Marinette Marine Corp., and was a consultant for the Navy. Ken enjoyed woodworking. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and was a lifetime member of the American Legion.
Ken is survived by his wife, Barbara; a daughter, Jeanne Roberts; a step-son, Art Andris; four grandchildren: Neil, Matt, Steven and Timothy; three great-grandchildren: Evan, Ava and Emma; a brother, Earl; two sisters: Mona and Maxine; and brothers-in law: Richard and Robert Bruemmer. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: John and Loren; a sister, Betty; his mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Silas Bruemmer; and a brother-in-law Silas Bruemmer, Jr.
A family service will be held at a later date.
Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home is serving the family.