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“Palm Creek residents will miss you and the fine church your provided for the group. We send our prayers and sympathy to your family and friends. ”
1 of 10 | Posted by: Colleen Lemkuil - Spirit Lake, IA

“Sorry we will be unable to be with you in person but be assured of our prayers for all of you. We have such wonderful memories of ministry times...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Vic and Barbara Reffey - IN

“Dear Ones, I wish we could be there to support and celebrate you at this sad yet glorious time. Your Dad's family is a living testimony to the kind...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Chris Carter - LOVELAND, OH

“I was saddened to hear that your husband and father,Ken,passed away. I remember him well because of our contacts while he worked at the...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Albert Beutler - South Bend, IN

“I am the daughter of Ralph and Naomi Wise. You have my deepest sympathy at the loss of your Husband, Father, Grandfather. My parents were members at...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Beverly (Wise) Hasselswerth - OH

“Dear Sherry and Stucky family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all! We are sorry for your great loss, yet so very thankful for the promise of...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Rachel Williams - OH

“So sorry to hear that your father passed. Hold onto the memories. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Pat(Stone)DeMuth ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Pat (Stone) DeMuth - Findlay, OH

“Extending sincerest condolences to Betty and his daughter, Dotty, and the rest of the family. Uplifting them in prayer for God's peace and comfort. ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Linda Leightner Tuttle - Atlanta, GA

“My thoughts & my prayers are with the Stucky family at this time, especially with my sister-in-law, Dotty. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Anne Leightner Kienlen - DC

“It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of my dear friend. I had the distinct pleasure of working with him when he served as District...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: William (Bill) Lockwood - Dayton, OH

Kenneth Lee Stucky, 81, of Pandora died at 7:35 pm July 16, 2011 at his residence. He was born March 12, 1930 in Van Nuys, CA to Kenneth E. and Alice M. Shank Stucky. The family was part of the Van Nuys Missionary Church from Ken's earliest days. On January 25, 1952 he married Betty Wolmerstett and she survives. Ken was ordained new years eve 1952 at Calvary Missionary Church where he pastored for seven years. After pastoring Duarte Missionary Church, planting a church in San Jose and pastoring the Granada Hills Community Church he and his family moved to Pandora where he pastored the Pandora Missionary Church for seven years. The next five years he was Superintendent of the East Central District of the Missionary Church. He was then asked to move to the denominational headquarters in Ft. Wayne, IN where he spent the last 14 years of full time ministry. In his retirement his greatest joy has come from pastoring a seasonal church known as Palm Creek Golf and RV Chapel, which meets from November 1st to mid April. Preaching to upwards of 350 people each Sunday who come from 20 or more denominations was a challenge and blessing. Ken enjoyed family vacations, traveling in their motor home, gardening and yard work, playing games, telling jokes and playing practical jokes. He enjoyed classic cars, especially his model T Ford. Survivors also include three daughters, Dotty (Jim) Leightner, Sherry (Dave) Krohn, Sue (Scott) Lehman all of Pandora, seven grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a brother, Darrel (Elizabeth) Stucky of Murrieta, CA. He was preceded in death by two grandchildren and brother, Kerry Stucky. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 am Wednesday at the Pandora Missionary Church. Revs. Sam Ochstein, Dale Linebaugh, Bob Ransom and Bill Hossler will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pandora. Visitation will be at the church from Monday 6-8 pm, Tuesday 2-4 and 6-8 pm and one hour prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to US Missionary Church Planting, PO Box 9127, Ft. Wayne, IN 46899-9127.

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