Kenneth Roehm, age 82, of Ontonagon passed away Saturday, April 29, 2023 at Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.
Kenny was born in Ontonagon to Lloyd and Wilma (Turney) Roehm on April 4, 1941. He graduated from Ontonagon High School with the class of 1960. He married Judy Hebert on November 24, 1973 at the United Methodist Church in Ontonagon. Through the years he worked at the paper mill, owned and operated Roehm’s Pasty Shop, worked at the shipyard, Norman Pestka Construction, retiring from Lac Vieux Desert Casino in 2003. Kenny was an Army veteran serving in the DMZ in Korea during the Vietnam War. He was a life member and past commander of VFW Post 5600 in Ontonagon.
Kenny is survived by his wife Judy, daughter Kristy of Eagle River, Alaska, and her children Everett, Corrynne (Dominic) and their children Rosemary Grace and William Kenneth; Meggan (Isaias), Noah and Zachary; son Gary and his wife Delina of Eau Claire, WI and their children Saul, Cyrus, Emmanuel and Thaddeus; step-daughter Andrea and her daughters Taylor (Joe) and Shana (Josh) and their children Mylah and Kasen; sister Jeanette Reetz of Ontonagon. Sisters and brothers-in-law Kay Roehm, Charlene and David Allie, Roberta and Bill Chabot, nieces, nephews, cousins, many good friends and hunting and fishing buddies.
Kenny was preceded in death by his parents, his mother and father-in-law Bob and Ruth Hebert, brothers Calvin, Donald, Rodney and Edward, sisters Connie and Carol.
Funeral services are pending and Cane Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff of Cyprus Manor Nursing Home, Aspirus Long Term Care and Jacobetti Home for Veterans for their excellent care of Kenny over the past 10 ½ years and to those who helped the family in any way.
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