Ken was born in Portage, WI to Stanley and Winifred (Holden) Jenkins and raised in Sheboygan Falls, WI.
He married his loving wife, Judy (Morrison) in November of 1965. They have four children, Theresa (Paul), Karen (Ron), Richard (Cherie), Daniel (Betsy), ten grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
They moved their family to Rice Lake in 1984. He last worked at Marshfield Clinic until his retirement. Ken was an avid hunter who enjoyed being in the woods and spending time at "the shack" with his family and friends. He also enjoyed woodworking and camping.
He is survived by his mother and siblings, Beverly, Alan, Michael, and Kathryn.
Ken was preceded in death by his father and younger brother Dennis.
There will be a celebration of life at the Blue Hills Masonic Center on Saturday, December 7 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.