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Kenneth Staat

February 22, 1952 April 19, 2018
Kenneth Staat
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Kenneth "Ken" Staat

66, of Brookfield, Wisc., moved to his heavenly home on April 19, 2018, after a long battle with lung cancer. A memorial service will be held at Harder Funeral Home at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, with visitation held one hour prior to services at the funeral home.

Ken was born on February 22, 1952, in Milwaukee, Wisc. Following graduation from high school, Ken was employed as a machinist by Ball Corporation in Milwaukee. He retired from Ball after 38 years of service in November of 2014. He also attended Milwaukee Area Technical College and earned a diploma of graduation in 1992 as an agent in the travel industry. Ken was an avid sports fan and loved going to the movies. Other interests included working in his yard, cooking, traveling, golf, bowling and spending time with his family and friends.

Ken is survived by the love of his life Marsha Drake; a daughter Jennifer (Helmut) Kiesling of Jackson, Wisc.; a son Matt (Tammy) Staat of Green Bay, Wisc.; a step son Gregory Schaap of Milwaukee, Wisc.; a step daughter Jessica (Tim) Fohr of Lakeville, Minn.; He was a loving grandfather to six grandchildren Jon (Michelle) Hubbard, Kaylene (Brian) Salava, Hanna Kiesling, Giselle Kiesling, Angela Staat and Bailey Staat; four step grandchildren Anthony Schaap, Taylor Fohr, Charlie Fohr and Madelyn Fohr; two great grandchildren Elena Salava and Jace Hubbard; one step great grandson Carter; a brother William "Bill" Staat of Menomonee Falls, Wisc.; a niece Shelley (Steve) Gambon of Marietta, Ga.; and two nephews Casey (Jamie) Staat, Michael (Nicole) Clinge; as well as additional extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents Mathais and Lillian Staat; his brother, Gary Staat in 2013; and a sister-in-law, Debra "Debbie" Staat in 2004.

Harder Funeral Home, 18700 W Capitol Dr, Brookfield, WI 53045, is in charge of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Aurora At Home Zilber Family Hospice, 1155 N Honey Creek Parkway, Wauwatosa, WI 53213.


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Visitation

Sunday

20

May

1:00 PM 5/20/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 5/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Harder Funeral Home

18700 W. Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI 53045-1965

Harder Funeral Home
18700 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield 53045-1965 WI
United States

Service

Sunday

20

May

2:00 PM 5/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Harder Funeral Home

18700 W. Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI 53045-1965

Harder Funeral Home
18700 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield 53045-1965 WI
United States
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