Age 90, of St. Paul, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on September 15, 2023. Ken was a retired firefighter, a veteran of the Korean War, and a Free Mason for 50 years.
Ken was preceded in death by his first wife, Eileen; brothers, Tom and Howard; parents, Fred and Esther; granddaughter, Megan; and daughter-in-law, Beth.
He is survived by his wife, Joan; children, Deb (Rick) Matschina, Ken (Cindy) Hochule, and Dan Hochule; step-children, Karen, Grant, and Ward; brother, Donald; sisters-in-law, Renae and Elena; grandchildren, Heather Matschina, Sarah (Dan) Schlundt, Anna (Brandon) Newman, Tony (Vicki) Matschina, Luke Matschina, Jeff Hochule, Dylan Hochule, Nick Kirchoff, Cassy (Brent) Martin, Erika, Griffin, and Dylan; great-grandchildren, Madeline, Mallory, Andrew, Matthew, Ty, Brody, Tanner, Dax, Sylvie, Connor, Aliyah, Blake, Destiny, Brea, and Frankie.
A special thank you to Intrepid USA Hospice.
A gathering to celebrate Ken's life will be held Sunday, October 29th from 2-4pm at Bradshaw (1078 Rice Street) in St. Paul.