Kenneth G. Tork, age 73, of Stevens Point (Town of Linwood), WI passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at Aspirus Riverview Hospital.
Services will be at 4:00 P.M. on Sunday, March 28, 2021 at Herman-Taylor Funeral Home in Wisconsin Rapids. A time of visitation for relatives and friends will be from 1:00 P.M. until the time of service at 4:00 P.M. on Sunday at the funeral home.
Ken was born May 4, 1947 in Wisconsin Rapids to George and Alice (Kitowski) Tork. He graduated from Assumption High School in 1965. He served his country in the United State Air Force. He married Vicki O’Shasky on December 3, 1971 at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church in Rudolph.
Ken worked for the family business, Tork Trucking and Excavating, in Wisconsin Rapids until his retirement.
He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman. He was a fishing charter captain on Lake Michigan and a private pilot. He was a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers. He looked forward to his annual halibut fishing trips and enjoyed raising beef cattle on his farm in Buffalo County.
Ken is survived by his loving wife, Vicki; two children: Nikole (James) Johnson of Rudolph and George Tork (Tiffany Binder) of Vancleave, MS; seven grandchildren: Jeremy (Pamela) Johnson and their sons, Jerome and Hunter, Jesse Johnson and his sons Jacob and Liam, Kenneth Tork, Kurtis Johnson, Tori Johnson, Roni Johnson, and Joseph Tork; his brothers and sisters: Caroline Kehrberg of California, Jerome Tork of Wisconsin Rapids, David (Cindy) Tork of Wisconsin Rapids, Ginnie (Larry) Lucas of California, and Sue (Ted) Haydock of Wisconsin Rapids; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Tom (Diane) O’Shasky of Rudolph, Jackie (Jim) Molepske of Wisconsin Rapids, Sue O’Shasky of Rudolph and Don O’Shasky of Rudolph; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ed and Lucille O’Shasky; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Bob Kehrberg, Annie Tork, Ed O’Shasky, and Rhonda O’Shasky.
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home, Wisconsin Rapids, is honored to be assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.hermantaylorfuneralhome.com.
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