Born in Junction City, KS in 1929, Ken was a proud Kansas State graduate and Air Force captain from 1951-58, playing football both home and abroad. He went on to serve as Senior Vice President and board member at Diamond V. Mills and in presidential positions with NFIA, Jaycees, and Chambers of Commerce.

Kenneth L. Hartung died Tuesday, October 3 at Avow Hospice in Naples, FL following a fall during evacuation from Hurricane Irma.

Born in Junction City, KS in 1929, Ken was a proud Kansas State graduate and Air Force captain from 1951-58, playing football both home and abroad. He went on to serve as Senior Vice President and board member at Diamond V. Mills and in presidential positions with NFIA, Jaycees, and Chambers of Commerce.

He was a member of Laurie Elks Lodge #2705, Rotary International, a Paul Harris Fellow, and active in Camdenton Community Christian and all his local churches wherever he lived. Known for his joy, grit, and cheerful determination.

Ken is remembered with love by his beloved wife Lisa; his children Terri (Marty) Wade; Vicki (Dan) Sindelar; Steve (Becky); Dan (Sue); and Tom (Tricia) Hartung; step-sons Jim (Lisa); and David (Diane) Grieve; dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers Jerry (Helen); and Dale (Jean); exchange daughter Monica Bazzi; and many nieces and nephews and many he treated as children and grandchildren. Filled with faithful love for his family, he embraced the spouses as though they were his own children.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife Wilma; and one grandson.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m., December 27 at First Presbyterian Church of Bonita Springs. In memory of Ken’s personal generosity, please follow his legacy by directing memorials to a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.ShikanyFuneralHome.com.