AHMEEK - Kenneth E. Pasanen, 77, a resident of Ahmeek, passed away from complications following surgery on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.
He was born April 1, 1935, in Ahmeek, the son of the late Victor and Florence (Oswald) Pasanen. Ken attended the Ahmeek School.
He was employed as a pin setter in local bowling alleys and also for Bukema Trucking.
Ken was well-liked and had many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Ruth Pasanen.
He is survived by his loving sister, Dorothy Barry of Ahmeek; a brother, Ernest Pasanen of Pennsylvania; a niece and two nephews; two lifetime friends, Arnie Perala of Lake Linden and Charlie Bukema of Ahmeek; special care giver, Mike.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 6, at 1 p.m. in the Erickson Crowely Funeral Home in Calumet with the Rev. Ken Toth to officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from noon to 1 p.m. Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery in Ahmeek.
Online condolences may be left for the family at ericksoncrowley.com.