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Kenneth C Shoemaker

April 20, 1954 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 66)


Kenneth C. Shoemaker, age 66, of Marlboro Township passed away on Friday morning November 6, 2020. He was born in Canton on April 20, 1954 to Donald and Betty (Slusser) Shoemaker. He married Ruth Frey June 1973 and they had been high school sweethearts. Kenneth was retired from construction and farming. He attended East Nimishillen Church of the Brethren.  

He is survived by wife of 47 years Ruth; children Kevin (Brandy) Shoemaker, James (Kelly) Shoemaker, Kathryn (Donald) Penny; grandchildren Abigail and Johnathan Shoemaker, Xerena, Brody, Finnegan and Sylas Shoemaker, and Fiona Penny; siblings and siblings-in-law Karen (Dave) Thomas, Ed Peterson, Kristine Shoemaker, Dawn Shoemaker, Kathryn (Brian) Gerber; and mother-in-law Rosemary Frey; and siblings-in-law Janice Dolly, Sandy Reemsnyder, William (Tammy) Frey.  

Preceded in death by parents, sons Jonathan and Keith M. Shoemaker; sister Kay Peterson; brother Keith Shoemaker; and brother-in-law Kenny Schaffer.  

The family will have private funeral services Sunday at Arnold Funeral Home.  Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. 

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