HURON — Kenneth L. Bogh, 90, of Huron, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018, at Prairie View Care Center in Woonsocket.
His funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church followed by burial at Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery and military honors by the Huron Veterans Council. Visitation with the family present will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Welter Funeral Home or visitation one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.
Kenneth Lee Bogh was born June 25, 1927, in Yale to Willis and Dessamor (Schnackenburg) Bogh. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod and became a longtime member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church in Huron.
While at Yale High School, he was drafted in 1945 and joined the U.S. Marine Corp.
During his time in the Marines he was able to finish his classes and graduated from Yale High School. He was honorably discharged and returned to Yale.
He met the love of his life Wanda Adebar, and they were married on June 26, 1949. They were blessed with two daughters.
Ken worked on the Great Northern Railroad and then Armour and Co. where he retired. Ken was a life-long member of the American Legion Post 7 and the Marine Corps League in Huron. He was a friend to all who knew him.
Ken enjoyed drawing his own patterns for woodwork and displayed lots of his items on their lawn. He also enjoyed building his red dune buggy and giving his children and grandchildren rides around Huron.
He is survived by his wife Wanda of 68 years; daughters, Jeannine (Royce Loesch) and Elaine (James Adams); five grandchildren, Jeff (Leanne) Loesch, Justin Loesch, Michelle (Adam) Garner, Brent (Jenna) Adams, Brandon (Ashley) Adams; six great-grand-children, Wyatt and Savannah Loesch, Tanner and Jaelyn Loesch, Kaidin Adams and Elizabeth Garner and two on the way; two sisters-in-law; Ramona and Janet Bogh; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Russell and Gordon Bogh; and one sister Rilla Bogh.