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Kenneth H. "Ken" Pritchard
  • Arthritis National Research Foundation
    5354 East 2nd Street, Suite 201
    Long Beach, CA 90803

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1 of 26 | Posted by: Grace

“May you rest in peace ”
2 of 26 | Posted by: A friend


3 of 26 | Posted by: Marcie - MI

“Ken and I had alot of good times when we where young. Tons of memories. I'm thinking of you bud, and will say a prayer for you and your family. ...Read More »
4 of 26 | Posted by: Tim Russell - Portage, MI

“My condolences to Ken's family. I was so sorry to read of his passing. We worked together many years ago at Waterlift. He was truly one of the "Good...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: Deb Gibson - Vicksburg, MI

“I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. I WORKED WITH KEN SINCE 1981.HE WAS A GOOD WORKER AND GOOD FRIEND.I REMEMBER, HOW MUCH HE LOVED HIS FAMILY.MAY GOD GIVE...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Nick Koubaitary - Lawrence, MI

“I am so sorry for your loss of a wonderful husband, father, brother and the loss of a greyfrined to result us. I have enjoyed knowing Ken for the...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Lorelei White - Plainwell, MI

“Rest in peace ”
8 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry to hear of Kens passing , our thoughts & prayers are with you & your families at this time . He will be surely missed at The Sails Resort ,...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Graham & Rose Priddle - FL

“Marcie,John and family,I am so sorry to hear of Ken's passing. I have not talked to him in several years but thought of all of you many times. I wish...Read More »
10 of 26 | Posted by: Grace Swiontek - Summerfield, FL

“I am so very sorry to hear of Ken's passing.My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.Anything I can do, please contact me. 269 330-9931 home 269...Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: sharon fisher (DeMink) - MI


12 of 26 | Posted by: Marcie - MI

“Keri (and family), Words can't explain how sorry I am for your loss. Keri, I have been thinking of you a lot these past few days and I am thankful...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Katee Nordahl - PAW PAW, MI

“I loved my father very much . He will be missed by many. I would like to say thank you to you all for the kind words and support at this very...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Marcie Obrien (Pritchard) - MI

“Dear Keri and family - My condolences to you and the family on Ken's passing. I was fortunate to have known Ken for the past 12 years while working...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Tom Low - Galesburg, MI

“Prayers to family ,it was great working with Ken all those years making all that time there more enjoyable with his positive out look , R.I.P. Ken ”
16 of 26 | Posted by: Mike Bailey - Winter Haven, FL

“My condolences to his family. I worked with Ken for many years at Waterlift, he was a great guy, always nice to converse with. ”
17 of 26 | Posted by: Rebecca Chester - Waverly, TN

“Kenny and I were friends since 7th grade and shared many laughs over many years, a great friend and workmate. Sincere condolences to the family. ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: David Lytle - Kalamazoo, MI

“So Sad ”
19 of 26 | Posted by: Randy Wagonmaker

“I got to know Ken while at Parker working in the storeroom. Giving him parts whenever he needed them. Spent more of the time on Saturdays. Ken was...Read More »
20 of 26 | Posted by: Corey Crow - Portage, MI

“I worked very closely with Ken for many years. Although we did not work as closely in recent years I still sought out Ken for his experience...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Tarrey Ewing - Paw Paw, MI

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I have known Ken for years and he always was a great guy to talk to. He will definitely be missed at...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Kathy Brown-Cook - Kalamazoo, MI

“Loving thoughts and prayers go out to hisfamily during this time. I knew Ken pretty well and know how much he loved his wife and family and car. It...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Dawn Swander - Portage, MI

“Ken was always willing to help out with a piece advise or technical know how. I learned a lot from him over the years. I will miss the laughter and...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Michael Raaymakers - Middleville, MI

“Although we didn't know each other well, we were clearly kindred spirits! I always enjoyed his company and he will never be forgotten in my prayers....Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Dave Nelson - Mattawan, MI

“My deepest sympathies in the loss of your loved one. Ken will be missed here at Parker. ”
26 of 26 | Posted by: Vona Hughes - Kalamazoo, MI


Kenneth H. "Ken" Pritchard of Delton, MI

Ken, age 61, died Tuesday morning, October 25, 2016 at Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI, following a brief illness and with his loving wife, Keri at his side.

Ken, the son of William and Gertrude (De Mink) Pritchard, was born in Kalamazoo on February 21, 1955, and a 1973 graduate of Kalamazoo Loy Norrix High School. For 30 years, Ken has lived at Guernsey Lake in Delton. He had been with Parker-Hannifin Corporation of Kalamazoo for the past 35 years in the Aero-Space Division. Ken was a devoted husband, father, and friend to all.

Ken was united in marriage to Keri Joy Korhorn in Reddington Beach, FL on March 31, 2004 and she survives. Also surviving is his daughter, Marcie (Mike) O'Brien; his granddaughter, Madison; his mother, Gertrude Pritchard of Kalamazoo; his sister, Janis (Tim) Beurmann of Kalamazoo; two brothers, John Pritchard of Delton, MI and Tom (Salli) Pritchard of Lawton, MI; two nieces, Justine Pritchard and Danielle Beurmann and two nephews, Andy (Brittany) Blank and Jason (Janelle) Pritchard. Ken was preceded in death by his father, Bill, in 1975.

As per Ken's wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation or service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Ken's honor may be directed to Arthritis National Research Foundation, 5354 East 2nd Street, Suite 20, Long Beach, CA 90803. The Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel (269-629-6022) is assisting Ken's family with his arrangements.