Ken graduated from J.W. Sexton High School class of 1951. He retired from the Michigan National Guard and the State of Michigan, Department of Military Affairs after 41 years of service.
Ken is survived by his daughter, Kimberly Brisbo and grandson, Matthew Sumner, both of Orlando, FL. Also surviving are his sister, Dolores (William) Smith of Lansing and brother, Douglas (Jean) Brisbo also of Lansing, as well as several nieces and nephews. He will be missed by his family and all who knew him.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 29, 2010, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 3-7 p.m. and again on Monday for one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Ken may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan, 1210 W. Saginaw, Lansing, MI 48915.