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Kenneth Wayne Worthey

Published August 03,2015

Obituary's Biography:

Kenneth W. Worthey, 65, of Grayslake passed away on Monday, August 3, 2015 with his family by his side. Ken was born on January 20, 1950 in Newton, Illinois, to Frank and Rosemary Worthey (nee Erwin). Ken was a proud Vietnam War veteran, having served two combat tours, the second of which was with the 11th Armored Calvary Regiment (Blackhorse). He knew a little about a lot, from woodworking and mechanics to investing and homeopathic remedies. He is survived by: his wife of 40 years, Donna, who he married in Bellwood, Illinois, on September 6, 1975. Ken is also survived by his son Jonathan of Grayslake and his siblings Linda Keller of Newton, Illinois, Ronald of Wausau, Wisconsin, and Mary (Bob) Lafferty of Genoa City, Wisconsin. Ken was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers in law, Joe and Daniel. There will be a public visitation for Ken on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 5-9 PM at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, Illinois 60030. On Thursday, August 6, 2015, final visitation at Strang Funeral Chapel will begin at 9:30AM followed by a funeral Mass at 11AM at St Gilbert Catholic Church, 301 E. Belvidere Road, Grayslake, Illinois, 60030. Burial will follow at Avon Cemetery at Route 83 and Shorewood Drive, Grayslake, Illinois 60030. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Blackhorse Scholarship, 11th ACVVC, 571 Ditchley Road, Kilmarnock, Virginia 22482. All arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium. For any additional information, please call 847-223-8122.

5 replies on “Kenneth Wayne Worthey”

  1. Dear Donna and Jonathan,
    You both are in our thoughts and prayers. We are thinking and love you both very much! We are so sorry for your loss. We know he is in heaven looking down on the both of you with much love in his heart. Love, The Rossos, Chris, Kim, Rosie and MIchael.

  2. Donna, I am so sorry for you on the loss of your husband. I wish you strength, courage and lots of family love and support. Cherish your many years of memories!
    Donna Rebeck

  3. Donna

    I was so very sorry to learn of your loss. Our condolences to you and your family.

    Karen Kinsella

  4. Donna I’m so sorry to hear about Ken. I has been a long time since we have seen you guys . Lynn and I remember the times with Ken and Tom H. The time that I work on the house . Again so very sorry to you and the kids.

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