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Kenneth Charles “Kenny” Womack

Published On: Sep 16 2013 10:21:28 AM CDT

Windsor/Columbus – Kenneth Charles “Kenny” Womack, age 73, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 13, 2013 at his home and was able to give the gift of organ donation.

He was born to Charles and Emma (Challac) Womack in Dodgeville, WI on May 17, 1940. He farmed for a short time and then was employed by United Parcel Service until his retirement. Over the years Kenny was active in the Windsor Fire Department, Windsor Town Board, the Windsor Sanitary District, Scouts, little league, Masons, and the Zor Shrine Camel Patrol.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Karen (Forseth); sons, Kenrick (Donna) and Kelly; beloved granddaughters, Kendra and Kayci and honorary son, Rick Varner. He is also survived by his sisters, Joyce (Stan) Zenz and JoAnne (Dick) Popp; sister-in-law Nelda Womack; and many other dear relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters: Alva Reed, Ruth Hannon and Betty Biddick.

At his request there will be no services held.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ken’s name to American Family Children’s Hospital.

“Grandpa, you are the most beautiful person in the world!” “We love you and will miss you always.”

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