Ken Neeley

NORWAY – Ken Neeley, 73, of Norway, went to be with the Lord, surrounded by his family, Thursday, June 6, 2013, in Norway.

He was born on June 25, 1939, in Florence, Ala., the son of the late William and Pearl Neeley.

Ken married Dorothy Lauwers on Oct. 28, 1978 in Chicago. She preceded him in death on Jan. 26, 2009.

He went to Norway Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, going camping and spending time with his family, especially working on his son’s race car.

Ken is survived by his sons, Tom (Sarah) Neeley, Kenneth Ray Neeley, and David Neeley; daughters, Tabitha (Joe) Ostermann, Kathy White and Sherry Johnson; step-son, Mike Frey; many grandchildren; brother, William Neeley; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his five brothers and sisters.

Private family services will be held.

Interment will be held at the Norway Township Cemetery.

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Arrangements announced by the Ortman Funeral Home in Norway.