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Kenneth A. Garber

June 6, 1928 November 13, 2018
Kenneth A. Garber
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Obituary for Kenneth A. Garber

Kenneth A. Garber, age 90, of Warrens, WI, passed away on Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at his home. He was born on June 6, 1928, to Ralph and Grace (McNamar) Garber in Warrens. Ken grew up in the Warrens area farming and logging all of his life. He married Ardella Shaw and later divorced. He then married Lorraine Randall on April 3, 1982.

Ken worked for the railroad shops in Tomah and worked on the interstate in 1968. He also worked for several cranberry growers harvesting cranberries. After retiring, he built several log homes. Ken was an avid hunter and loved deer hunting. He loved his John Deere tractors and enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; children, Rick (Nancy) Garber, Charlotte Garber, Joe (Kim) Garber, Rick (Deb) Donovan, Mike Donovan, Scott (Sue) Donovan, Dawn (Doug) Duncan, Tammy (Rodney) Eatherton, and Wendy (Luke) Zylka; grandchildren, Nichole Garber, Jessica (Joe) Olsen, Josh (Bridget) Garber, Amy Campbell, Justin (Michelle) Garber, Jamie (Luke) Iverson, Lee, Jackie, Stacy, Sara, Clint (Christina) Donovan, Jennifer Donovan, Miranda and Whitney Donovan, Jason, Tyler, Ben Donovan, Drew (James) Kenworthy, Katelyn (Adam) Gewiss, Kayla (Brandon) Chapman, Bryce Stallard, and Kynsea Zylka; and great grandchildren, Alaina (Firecracker) Alexis, Parker, Henry, Charleigh, Yoda, Wyatt, Morgan, Madi, CJ, Abby, Faith, Noah, Lily, Brielle, Violet, Callie, and Adelynn.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Ruth (Ralph) Phillips and Dana; brothers, LeRoy (Betty) and Donald; and step daughter, Shirley Lamb.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, November 17, 2018, 11:00 a.m., at the Torkelson Funeral Home in Tomah. Burial will follow in the Warren Mills Cemetery. Family and friends are invited for visitation from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. Online condolences are available at www.torkelsonfuneralhome.com.


Previous Events

Visitation

Saturday

17

Nov

9:00 AM 11/17/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
Tomah - Torkelson Funeral Home

2224 Superior Avenue
Tomah, WI 54660

Tomah - Torkelson Funeral Home
2224 Superior Avenue Tomah 54660 WI
United States

Service

Saturday

17

Nov

11:00 AM 11/17/2018 11:00:00 AM - 11:30 AM 11/17/2018 11:30:00 AM
Tomah - Torkelson Funeral Home

2224 Superior Avenue
Tomah, WI 54660

Tomah - Torkelson Funeral Home
2224 Superior Avenue Tomah 54660 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Warren Mills Final Resting Place

County Hwy EW
Warrens , WI 54666

County Hwy EW Warrens 54666 WI
United States
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