Kenneth “Kenny” Hackbarth, 73, of Waupun, died Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at VMP-Trinity Vent Unit Care in Menomonee Falls, WI after a lengthy illness.
Kenny was born April 13, 1942 in the town of Trenton to Frank and June Sloper Hackbarth. On May 5, 1962 he married Rose M. Skotarzak at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun. Ken owned and operated Waupun General Repair in Waupun and WGR in Fond du Lac from 1968 until 1982. He was also employed at Tecumseh Products in New Holstein for 28 years. Kenny enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, and old cars.
Kenny is survived by his wife of 53 years, Rose, of Waupun; five sons: Kevin (Judy), Russell, Roger, Ron (Jenny), all of Fond du Lac, and Kraig (Diane) of Allentown, PA; six grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and four step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother.
Friends and relatives may call on the family on Sunday at the funeral home from 3-6 p.m. and on Monday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of service.
Funeral services for Kenneth Hackbarth will be held Monday, October 26, 2015 at 11 a.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. John White officiating.
Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun.