Kenneth J. “Ken” Kostecki, 65, Plover, died Sunday, March 18, 2012, at his home, following a long battle with cancer.
A private remembrance was held.
Donations in his name should be given to the Iron County Memorial Building Restoration Project, c/o Leola Maslanka, PO Box 217, Gile, WI 54525. Checks to be made out to Iron County Memorial Building Restoration Fund.
Shuda Funeral Home of Plover and Stevens Point assisted the family with arrangements. Condolences may be offered online at www.shudafuneral.com.
Mr. Kostecki was born May 25, 1946, in Milwaukee, a son of Eleanor Kostecki and the late Henry Kostecki.
He served in the U.S. Army for three years, achieving the rank of specialist fifth class.
Following his discharge from active duty, he completed a bachelor’s degree in business at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
He worked as operations manager for NAPA Auto Parts in its Stevens Point distribution center, retiring in June 1998.
He was a member of the Lions Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Gold Panning Association of America.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda; two sons, Jeff (Lori) Morzenti, Weston, and Paul (Jennifer) Morzenti, Eugene, Ore.; two daughters, Sara (Bob) Guski, Shakopee, Minn., and Linda (Joe) Manzanares, Pence; his mother, Milwaukee; one sister, Nancy Kostecki, Milwaukee; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.