Kenneth E. Foch, 81, Juneau

July 14, 2018

Kenneth E. Foch, 81, of Juneau, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, July 12, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation for Ken will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, July 16, with the Rev. Paul W. Schupmann officiating. Inurnment will be at Juneau City Cemetery, with graveside military honors by the Juneau American Legion Post No. 15.

Ken was born on the family farm in the town of Oak Grove on July 2, 1937, to Emil and Anna (Buege) Foch. He was a graduate of Juneau High School. Ken proudly served in the United States Air Force. On May 20, 1961, he was married to Jean Martens at St. Stephens Evangelical Lutheran Church in Horicon.

Ken was a lifetime farmer in the town of Oak Grove; he especially enjoyed farming with his son, Neil. He also had been employed with the Dodge County Highway Department.

Ken was a faithful member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Juneau, where he served as an usher. He was a lifetime member of the Juneau Rod and Gun Club. He enjoyed bowling, hunting, fishing, woodworking and reading. He loved to attend his grandchildren’s ball games.

Ken is survived by his wife, Jean; three children, Lori (Bill) Runke of Pardeeville, Chelie (Tim) Pieper of Juneau, and Neil (Jodi) Foch of Juneau; 13 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and another expected in August; and his sister-in-law, Mary (Lee) Gygax of Lomira. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his in-laws, Roger and Ramona Martens; his sister, Dorothy Korth; and his brother-in-law, Gilbert Korth.

Memorial donations in Ken’s name may be made to St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Juneau.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.koepsellfh.com.

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