Ken(Kenny) Westphall, 80, of Hebron passed away on January 24, 2020 surrounded by his family who loved him endlessly.
Ken was born on April 30, 1939 to Russel Perry and Margurite Emily(Schroeder) Westphall in Fort Atkinson.
Ken enjoyed having a good time with his family who loved him dearly and will miss his sense of humor and playfulness. He took pleasure in cruising on his
Harley-Davidson, relaxing at Lake Camelot, deer hunting, and farming. And more than anything else, spending time with his beloved wife and soul mate, Lu (Freeman)Westphall who he married on March 28, 1970.
Ken attended Tamarack View Elementary School. As a young man he worked on several farms and then was proud to have worked at Jones Dairy Farm, farming with his father in-law, and a few other jobs before working at DJR Manufacturing for 22 years as a machinist and delivery driver. After retirement he contentedly spent hours driving tractors in the fields to help on his daughter and son-in-law’s farm.
He is survived by his wife Lu Westphall (Hebron); his children Richard Westphall, Brenda(Jeff)Thayer, Connie Westphall, and Kenneth Westphall Jr.; two brothers Donald (Joanne) Westphall, Gerald (Judy) Westphall; a sister Judy(LeRoy)Barnes; his grandchildren Shane (Marcy) Potenberg - great grandson Jackson , Venessa (Jon) McGeough - great grandchildren Taylor and Brayden, Zachary (Kayla) Thayer, Caleb (Lindsey) Thayer, Luke (Samantha)Westphall - great granddaughter Emma,, Ben (Bonney) Westphall- great grandchildren Landon and Brodie, Andrew (Stacy) Westphall - Great grandchildren Andrew Jr, Hunter, and Noah. Step-grandchildren Ashley (Cory) Schroedl, Melissa (Andrew) Fuerstenberg, and Charlie Hookstead, Paula Koch, Amanda Koch. and Emma Koch.
He was predeceased in death by his parents, a brother Russel Jr, and a sister Karen.
There will be no visitation or services as per Ken’s wishes. A private family interment will take place at a later date.
Nitardy Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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