Kenneth C. Morlock, 80, of Wayne, passed away on Friday, March 21, 2014 in Toledo. He was born on November 25, 1933 in Perrysburg to Ernest and Frieda (Christen) Morlock. On January 21, 1956 he married Donna Dierksheide in New Rochester and she survives.
Surviving Ken is his loving wife of 58 years, Donna Morlock; children, Karen (Keith) Brueggemeier, of Pemberville, Mark (Susan) Morlock, of Wayne, Jeff (Cindy) Morlock, of Bowling Green, Marla (Jim) Suda, of Darien, Ill.; grandchildren, Kevin (Monica), Kyle (Kate), Amanda (Kyle), Marisa, Sara, Chelsey, Nathan, Jenna and Eric; great grandson, Mitchell; sister, Shirley (Leon) Chambers, of Bowling Green; brothers, Dale (Mary) Morlock, of Bowling Green, Bob (JoAnn) Morlock, of Pemberville and Don Morlock, of Bowling Green.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Lois Shaffer; and a brother, Glen Morlock.
For over 35 years, he was a welder for Atlas Crankshaft, Fostoria, retiring in 1988. Ken was also a life long farmer who raised pigs. His memberships included: St Paul Lutheran Church, New Rochester, where he was very active; Wood County Coon Hunters Club; Wood County Pheasants Forever; and, the NRA.
He was an avid hunter; he enjoyed fishing, vegetable gardening and he loved dogs. In his spare time he enjoyed sports and watching his children’s and grandchildren’s sporting events. While enlisted in the United States Army, he served his country proudly from 1956-1958.
Family and friends will be received on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m. from the Marsh Funeral Home, 4094 Ohio 105, Pemberville. Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 11 a.m. from St. Paul Lutheran Church, New Rochester, where there will be additional visitation from 10 a.m. until time of services. Officiating will be the Rev. Dale Schaefer.
Interment will be in Fish Cemetery, Pemberville. There will be a bereavement luncheon served at St. Paul Lutheran Church immediately following the cemetery committal services. Memorial contributions may be directed to: St. Paul Lutheran Church-Memorial Fund or Pheasants Forever.
Those wishing to express a word of encouragement, share a memory or photo, may do so at www.marshfuneralhomes.com.
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