Kenneth Oscar Nelmark, 84, of Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, passed away peacefully on September 1st, 2017 at Ascension All Saints Hospital in Racine. Ken was loved by everyone who knew him. He was a hard worker, had strength of character, and a wonderful sense of humor. Ken was a man who could fix anything. He loved mostly to work around the yard, in his garage on cars, restoring tractors and gardening.
He was a loving husband to his wife Carol of 56 years, which will serve as an everlasting example of the true meaning of love. Our Dad was a veteran of the U.S. Army and worked at Western Publishing. He was a member of the Racine Bible Church. Our Dad was very much loved by his family and he will be greatly missed!
Ken is survived by his siblings: Maryann, Jeanette, Carol, Marlene, Bonnie, Mark & Michael. Daughters Linda (Greg) Bayless, Charlene (Philip) Avila and his son Jason Nelmark. Grandchildren, Randy & Ryan, Bjorn & Kalina; as well as countless nieces & nephews and his friend Rich. Ken was preceded in death by his parents Oscar and Lempi (Long) Nelmark, in-laws John, Jesse and Ethel Demboski. Carol, his wife, son John and his siblings, Reynold, Ronny, Eddie, Diane, & David.
Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Friday from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. with a funeral service to start at 11:30 a.m. Interment with Full Military Honors will follow at the Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery.