Ken was a veteran of the United States Navy, and was a Consumers Energy retiree. He enjoyed golfing, and volunteering for the Greater Lansing Food Bank. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church, where he was an elder, and loved caring for the Lord’s house as part of the “Wednesday Morning Crew.” Ken had a great love for his family, and attended the many functions of his children, grand children, and great grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ruth Aeder; daughter, Becky (Jim) Holmes; and son, Scott (Valerie) Aeder; 6 grand children, and 5 great grandchildren; and a brother, Marvin (Charlotte) Aeder of California.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Rudy Jr., Lester, and Richard; sisters, Ruby Mae, and Beatrice Piontek.
The funeral service for Kenneth Aeder will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 7910 E. St. Joseph Hwy., Lansing, MI 48917, with Pastor Roy C. Olsen, III officiating. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to Our Savior Lutheran Church or to the Greater Lansing Food Bank.