Kenneth B. King, age 72, of Wamego, Kansas, passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Stormont Vail Health Regional Health Center in Topeka.
Kenneth was born November 21, 1946, at Marysville, to John T. and Grace L. (Roepke) King.
After graduating from Marysville High School in 1964, he worked as agent-operator for the Rock Island Rail Road. In 1965, he joined the US Air Force and served for four years. After the Air Force Kenneth continued his education completing a Master’s Degree in Learning Disabilities from the University of Northern Colorado. He taught school in Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa and Kansas.
Survivors include his brother Dennis (Marlene) King of Beaverton, Oregon, as well as many friends and relatives.
Preceding him in death were his parents, a sister Phyllis Peterson and a brother Calvin King.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, May 4, 2019, in the Chapel at the Colmery-O’Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka. A private inurnment at Riverside Cemetery in Waterville will be held at a later date.