Kenneth  Duane Litwiller
Kenneth Duane Litwiller, 84, of Middlebury, IN, formerly of Minier, IL, passed
away at 7:25 pm on Monday, October 8, at his residence following a four year
battle with cancer.  He was born on August 26, 1934 in Hopedale, IL, to Oliver
and Vera (Slabaugh) Litwiller.  On December 27, 1964 in Ithaca, MI, he married
Shirley Slagel, she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are two
daughters, Cheryl (Barry) Albrecht of Sebewaing, MI, Leane (Craig) Sears of
Blythewood, SC; two sons, Kent (Alyssa) Litwiller of Goshen, IN, Kurt
(Janelle) Litwiller of Bremen, IN; nine grandchildren; one great grandson;
brother, John (Joan) Litwiller of Minier, IL; sister-in-law, Faye Litwiller of
Goshen, IN. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Fred
Litwiller. Kenneth was a farmer and loved spending time with his family,
especially his grandchildren in which he attended many of their sporting
events. He was known as the family joke teller and enjoyed playing cards. He
was a lifelong member of the Hopedale Mennonite Church and Boynton
Mennonite Church both in Hopedale, IL. There will be one hour of visitation
prior to the 11:00 am memorial service on Friday, October 12, at Bremen
Missionary Church, Bremen IN. Services will be conducted by his son, Pastor
Kurt Litwiller. Memorials may be given to Goshen Center for Cancer Care,
Goshen Home Care & Hospice or Bremen Missionary Church.  Online
condolences may be offered at

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Shirley and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sympathy.
Ken had such a kind soul and always had a funny anecdote to tell.
From: Sheila D. Snow
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Sending my deepest sympathy. I only meet Kenneth one time at the office. I
could tell by the way he looked at Kent, that He was so proud of his son.
Alyssa had mentioned his love for playing cards. Hold tight to those
From: Betty Rucker
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Shirley & Family..Our deepest sympathy to you all. You guys were the best
From: Randy & Rosie Fasse
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Our sympathy to you Shirley and your family. We hope that being near family
will help sustain you at this time and that God will hold you close and
strengthened you in the coming days.
Peace, Jim and Rachel Wilson
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Dearest Shirley and children, "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of
His godly ones." His morning of joy has left his family in a night time of tears.
It's bitter sweet and I cry this day with you. My love,
From: Sharon Walters
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So sorry to hear of Ken's passing. I so remember the time we had years ago
at the Fireside when Dean was down. Have very fond memories of you and
Ken. Praying for your family.
From: Keith and Carol Huff
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Thinking of you, Shirley and family in the passing of your dear loved one. Our
prayers are with you and family.
From: Sue and David Humble