Obit: Luttinen, Kenneth C.E.
(1931 - 2020)
Surnames: Luttinen, Schindler, Larsen, Runge, Carey, Fetting, Nuutinen, Olson
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 12 Aug 2020
Luttinen, Kenneth C.E. (11 SEP 1931 - 8 AUG 2020)
Kenneth Charles Everett Luttinen of Abbotsford passed away on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 at the age of 88, peacefully under the tender care of the staff at Marshfield Medical Center.
Kenneth was born at the family home in Marengo on Sept. 11, 1931, to William and Lempi Luttinen. He grew up in Marengo and attended Brunsweiler School from first through eighth grade. He graduated from Ashland High School in 1949.
Kenneth married Joyce Warren on April 12, 1958, at the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church in Marengo. He was a carpenter for many years and was also a lifelong member of the Finnish Apostolic Lutheran Church. He loved baseball, saunas, singing, gardening & building, and was always planning a new project. His children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were his pride and joy and he loved watching them play sports and doing projects with each of them.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Cyril, Richard and Allan; sister, Vienna; son-in-law, Mike Schindler; and grand daughter, Nancy Larsen.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce, of 62 years; five children: Pam Runge (Randy), David, Karen Carey (Mike), Diane Larsen (Scotty), Donna Fetting (Barry); many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; siblings: John (Patti) Luttinen, Joanne Nuutinen, Clyde (Evie) Luttinen and Sharon (Andrew) Olson; and many brothers and sisters in faith.
A private graveside service will be held with Jeff IIsakka presiding. The service will be available for viewing on the Bratley Family Funeral Home Facebook page by noon on Friday, Aug. 14.
In lieu of flowers, due to a graveside service, memorial donations in Kenneth’s name may be sent to the family for use at a later designation, PO Box 333, Abbotsford, WI 54405.
Arrangements are being made by Roberts Funeral Home of Ashland. To view the obituary online or to sign the guestbook, please visit us at www.bratleyfamilyfuneralhomes.com.
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