Kenneth Thomas Paschke, age 70 of Willmar, passed away on January 30, at home with his family as he wanted it.
A celebration of life gathering for Ken will be held on June 18, at 1:00 p.m. at his home. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred and can be sent to Barbara Paschke, 7160 Hwy 71 South, Willmar, Minnesota 56201.
Ken was born August 4, 1951, in Grand Forks, North Dakota to John and Florene PaschkeKen enjoyed spending time with family in the backyard having cookouts. He also enjoyed deer hunting with the family. He worked at a gun shop witch he loved, Instantwhip Foods, Jennie O, and then Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Cooperative where he retired from in 2016. Ken will be missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
Ken is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Paschke of 52 years; his 3 children, Rachael Edman, Tina Paschke and Nicole Franzwa; 15 grandchildren, Michael, Ryan, Aaron, Kenny, Kayla, Kelsey, Chris, Morgan, Brandon, Lleyton, Karley, Tiffany, Tia, Tessa and Carter; 10 great grandchildren, William, Lilly, Tristan, Juniper, Keegan, Madisen, Brooklyn, Kayson, Kenzley and McKenley. His is also survived by his sister Carol (Al) Svenddal.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his 2 siblings, Debbie and Greg.