Kenneth Edwin Wardecke, 82, died Sunday, November 17, 2013, at Woodland Village Nursing Home, Suring. He was born to Fred and Laura (Grosse) Wardecke, November 14, 1931, in the Town of Brazeau.  
Ken is survived by his wife, Jean (Virginia) Wardecke, Crivitz; four daughters: Susan Stodola, Pound, Betty Jo (Wayne) Magee, Coleman, Cheryl (Wayne) Smet, Coleman, Jan (David) Carpenter, Wildwood, Ga.; two sons: Ken (Cindy) Wardecke, Satsuma, Fla. and Jeffery (Susie) Wardecke, Crivitz; Diane's good friend John Holcomb, Porterfield; step-son, David Hoppe, Pulaski; three brothers: Robert (Anne) Wardecke, Pound, Duane (Melodie) Wardecke, Suring, Ronald (Dawn) Wardecke, Oneida, Kent.; 23 grandchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren; 27 step-great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren. Ken was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters: Irene Wardecke and Corrine Dereszynski; brother-in-law, Richard Dereszynski; daughter, Diane Lois Dyer; two grandchildren: Nathan Maloney and Jonathan Bonanfant; son-in-law, James Stodola and his children's mother, Ruth.
Friends and relatives may call at the Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home, 235 E. Main St., Coleman, Wednesday, November 20th from 1 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service at 4 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Rick Binford officiating.
Ken will be placed to rest at First Baptist Cemetery, Pound.
Please visit wardecke.com and rhodescharapata.com for a tribute to Ken's life. The family would like to Thank the Woodland Village Nursing Home of Suring for their excellent care.