With heavy hearts the family announces that Ken passed away unexpectedly but peacefully, with family by his side, at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital on Monday morning, June 20, 2022. Kenneth Francis Michael Friesen of Kingsville, Ontario was in his 74th year. Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Morrow) (2002). Cherished dad of Michael (Amy) of Constance Bay, Ontario. Much loved “Pops” of Eva. Dear brother of Carol Stephen (Sid) of Chandler, Arizona and Richard of Edmonton, Alberta. Son of the late Karl and Virginia (nee LaRoche-Viens). He will be missed by his many nieces and nephews as well as his good friends Sue Rumball of LaSalle, Ontario and Dennis Voakes and Rob and Eleanor Boultinghouse, all of Kingsville, Ontario.
Ken was a long-time schoolteacher and had a great passion for his various artistic abilities as well as his cat Cheetah. His painting and pottery skills leave behind a beautiful collection of his talent.
Ken’s care and arrangements have been entrusted to the Pilon Family Funeral Home, 50 John Street North, Arnprior. A graveside memorial service for Ken will be held at Greenhill Cemetery, Kingsville on Thursday, August 4, 2022 at 11 a.m.
For those wishing to make a donation in Ken’s memory, please consider a donation to the Leamington Arts Centre 72 Talbot St. W. Leamington, Ontario N8H 1M4. Cheques can be made payable to SOUTH ESSEX ARTS ASSOCIATION
Online condolences, cherished memories and donations can be made at:
pilonfamily.ca or kendrickfuneralhome.com