Kenneth LeRoy Borgwardt, of Menomonee Falls, Wis., passed away peacefully in the arms of the Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, at the age of 92.
He was born on May 31, 1925, in Mondovi, to Herman and Inez (Pabst) Borgwardt.
Kenneth retired from Allis Chalmers in West Allis after 35½ years. He loved being with his family, and doing yard work, gardening, painting and repairs.
He was the beloved husband of Wilma (nee Dregney) for 71 years; loving father of Donald (Carol) Borgwardt and Karen (Raymond) Bennett; cherished grandfather of Elizabeth (John) Koester, Kristy Bennett and Ryan (Kate) Bennett; cherished great-grandfather of Amelia, Jack and Aaron Koester, and Ray Bennett. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Elizabeth Buchholz and Frances Hanson; brothers, Merle, Walter, Charles, George and Darrell Borgwardt.
A memorial service was held on Monday, Feb. 19, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Menomonee Falls. A second visitation was held Thursday, Feb. 22, at Central Lutheran Church, Mondovi. Committal service and burial followed in Riverside Lutheran Cemetary, Mondovi.