Kenneth James Ehlert, age 81 of Waupun, passed away on Thursday, April 22, 2021, at Beaver Dam Health Care Center in Beaver Dam.
Ken was born on July 28, 1939, in Waupun, a son of George and Elda (Kolitz) Ehlert. Ken graduated from Waupun High School in 1957. In his earlier years he enjoyed coaching hockey, and as he got older he joined a men’s softball team. In his younger years, he and his brother Arthur raced motorcycles. Ken loved the outdoors, whether it was camping or traveling. He was heavily involved in building the community center in Waupun. Ken owned and operated Ehlert Appliance, Woodworking and Laundromat until 1984. He then resided in Payson AZ until 2017.
Ken is survived by his four children, Scot Ehlert of Lone Rock, Larry (Jo Ann) Ehlert of Winneconne, Tracy Ehlert of Edgerton and Trisha Ehlert of Payson, AZ; ten grandchildren; one brother Arthur (Mary) Ehlert of Waupun; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation for Ken will be held from 4:00 P.M. to 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Kohls Community Funeral Home, 405 West Main Street, Waupun, WI.
A funeral service will follow at 6:30 P.M. on Wednesday, April 28th at Kohls Funeral Home with Pastor Barry Lang officiating.
Kohls Community Funeral Home