|Birth: ||Jul. 10, 1933|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Jul. 27, 2012|
Ken was born July 10, 1933 in Miller, SD to Charles and Sarah (Cox) Ames. He attended high school in Miller, SD. He joined the U.S. Air Force and served for four years, during this time he had tours of duty in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea; before his discharge in February of 1957 as a Staff Sergeant.
He married Norma Brown on October 2, 1956 in Coeur d'Alene, ID. Kenneth worked as an auto mechanic for many years. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW, serving in the color guard at the VFW, and many other capacities.
Kenneth loved to visit with friends at the VFW and American Legion. He was a very generous and gregarious person who enjoyed fishing , camping, walking around Golden Ponds and Western movies.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents and several siblings.
He is survived by his wife Norma of Longmont; two sons Charles (Paula) Ames of Longmont, and John (Gay) Ames of Woonsocket, SD; two daughters Linda Ames of Loveland, and Connie (Doug) Richardson of Longmont; two brothers David Ames and Steve (Bud) Ames; two sisters Alice Baruth and Sally Schatz; five grandchildren Alicia, Amanda, Andrea, Brianna, and Ian; and ten great-grandchildren.
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Ken Pelzel
Record added: Oct 02, 2013
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