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Born: Dec 16, 1935

Date of Passing: Dec 03, 2019

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December 16, 1935 - December 3, 2019

It is with heavy hearts that we say goodbye to our father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend. Ken passed away peacefully with his family by his side.
Ken is survived by his children, Susan (Rick) Kuffel, Gordon (Leanne) Meiklejohn, Donna (Chris) Lepa and Heather (Kevin) Meiklejohn; grandchildren, Stephanie (Chris), Thomas (Janique), Amanda, Michael, Johann, Jenna, Anna, Kayla and Kirsten and his great- grandchildren, Zack, and Bennett, and he was looking forward to two more on the way. He is predeceased by his wife Isabel; brothers, Jack and George and sister Jean.
Ken grew up in Winnipeg with his family on Home Street and attended Daniel McIntyre High School. Ken worked at MTS for 35 years where he met many lifelong friends and his wife Isabel. Ken and Isabel were happily married for 55 years.
Ken was loved by all. He had a quick wit and always had a twinkle in his eye. He was an avid curler, golfer and fisherman. He could play any sport and do it well. He loved to watch all sports and share a fine scotch with family and friends. We will miss him so much.
A special thank-you to Carol his home care worker and Dr. Lowden for taking good care of him for many years.
A celebration of Ken's life will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Thomson "In the Park" Funeral Home, 1291 McGillivray Boulevard.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the St. Amant Centre.


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As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 07, 2019

Condolences & Memories (4 entries)

  • I had the pleasure of spending time with Ken as His companion. It turned out to be as helpful for me as it was for him. He was a pleasure to be around and was always in a positive frame of mind. He showed me that he han been a devoted and loving husband to Isabel and a great father to his children and grandchildren. I offer my heartfelt condolences to his family and friends because they have lost be kind and loving member. - Posted by: Carol wold (Companion ) on: Dec 09, 2019

  • Wonderful obituary write up! It says it as well as I remember Ken. Rest in Peace! - Posted by: Gary Jones (DMCI classmate) on: Dec 08, 2019

  • So sorry to hear of your loss. Such amazing family memories between the Norquays and Meiklejohns at Blue Lake. I loved your dad's laugh and smile such a kind-hearted man. The cribbage foursome is all together we miss them all so much..I like to think they are sharing great stories and laughs to replace our tears. ❤ - Posted by: Dan and Donna Moore (Family Friend) on: Dec 08, 2019

  • I worked with Ken at MTS in Personnel in the seventies. He was such a wonderful person to work for, always smiling, there if you need him and a very good friend. He will always be in my heart, like many other friends I had made at MTS over the years. Please take care my heart and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. Ken will be surely missed. Sandy Solomon - MTS Friend - Posted by: Sandy Solomon (MTS Co Worker) on: Dec 07, 2019

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