Kenneth J. Hanni

Kenneth J. Hanni

On August 29th, 2019 Kenneth J. Hanni passed away with his family at his side at the age of 63.

Ken was born on April 23rd, 1956 in Beaver Dam, WI son of Harold and Delores (Schmid) Hanni. He was married to the love of his life Kate Oestreich on April 16, 1977. They raised two sons together Ben and Joe. Ken was a selfless father and grandfather. He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren. He enjoyed trips up north to Boulder Junction and to Arizona, as well as traveling with his family and friends. Together, with his wife Kate, the two of them worked tirelessly as the owners of PS Seasoning and Pro Smoker in Iron Ridge, WI. His work ethic and commitment to his family and businesses were admirable to all who knew him. Ken was a honorary member of the Iron Ridge Fire Department with 45 years of service.

Ken is survived by his wife Kate Hanni, sons Ben and Paula Hanni, Joe and Trish Hanni, grandchildren Preston, Kennedy, and Hudson Hanni, brothers Jeff Hanni, Mark Hanni (Angie), brothers-in-law Ed Oestreich (Cathy), Scott Oestreich (Heidi), sister-in-law Teri Hanni Flasch, aunts Shirley Sternweis and Doris Muche, nephew Dan Hanni, nieces, nephews, and other family and friends. Ken was preceded in death by his parents Harold and Delores Hanni, parents-in-law Bill and Darlene Oestreich, brothers Daniel Hanni and David Hanni, sister-in-law Sheryl Hanni

A visitation for Kenneth will be held on Sunday September 8th, 2019 from noon until 3:00 p.m. at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Road, Beaver Dam. A memorial service honoring Ken’s life will begin at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home and immediately following we welcome family and friends to join us for a reception at Old Hickory Golf Club.

Ken believed in philanthropy and paying it forward on any given opportunity. In lieu of flowers the Hanni family is asking for donations in Ken’s honor to the American Kidney Foundation or the Leukemia Lymphoma Society

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at