Kenneth G. Deicher, age 84, of Plymouth went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Rocky Knoll Health Care Center.

He was born on June 30, 1930 in Plymouth son of the late Gilbert and Florence (Welling) Deicher.

He attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Grade School and graduated from Plymouth High School in 1948 furthering his education at the UW-Sheboygan.

On May 30, 1951 he married Mary Grace Thuermer in Mt. Calvary. She preceded him death on September 9, 2013.

Kenneth heard the call of his country and entered the United States Navy and served from 1951 to 1955. Through his military career he served at Memphis Electronic School, Rhode Island Quonset Point Naval Air Station, Brunswick Maine Naval Air Station, British Naval Air Station, and Hal far Malta.

During his working years Ken was self employed as a general contractor of Welling, then Deicher Construction.

He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends boating, hunting, being at the A frame, traveling, and cooking.

He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, The Holy Name Society, served on Parish Council and Building Committee along with being an usher. He was also a member of The Ladewig-Zinkgraf American Legion Post #243, where he served as commander four times, Naval Air Patrol Squadron 11, the Sheboygan County Home Builders, and the City of Plymouth Planning Commission.

He is survived by his children Mary Catherine Deicher (Clark Kaufmann), Mark William (Kathleen) Deicher, Michael Peter Deicher, Phyllis Ann (Jeff) Ladwig, Jennifer Jean (Allan) Morgen, and Carrie Beth (Thomas) Rooker; grandchildren Eliot, Nathan, Willie, Jonny, Mary, Erica, Carly, Maren, Elissa, Jessica, Andrew, Christopher, Justin, and Lizzie; great grandchildren Maggie, Bronx, McCartney, Autumn, Violet, Jacob, Oliver, Sophie, Lucas, and Augustus; sister Jean Koene, and a sister-in-law Joan Mihm.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Mary Grace.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 4:30 PM on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Plymouth with the Rev. Daniel Volkert officiating. Following Ken’s wishes his cremains will be laid to rest next to his wife in the Parish Cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 2:00 PM until the time of service. Schneider Funeral Home & Life Tributes of Plymouth has been entrusted with the arrangements.

The family would like to thank Dr. George Schroeder and Dr. Mark Bettag along with their staffs and the staff of Rocky Knoll for the wonderful care and concern shown to Kenneth and his family.

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