Kenneth R. Cooley, 46, of Wauzeka, passed away on Monday, Sept. 30, at his home.
He was born on Oct. 20, 1966 in Boscobel, to Kenneth L. and Ruth E. (Jones) Cooley. He married Susan Kozelka on July 8, 1994 at Scared Heart Catholic Church in Wauzeka. Ken worked for Wick Homes for 25 years, first, on the set crew, later, as a crane operator, and finally, as a trim crew foreman. He loved creating a home and center for his family at Hoofbeat Ranch, and projects were always in the works for all to help with.
He is survived by his wife, Susan Cooley, of Wauzeka; his children, Katlyn and K.C. Cooley, Miranda, Dustin, and Robert Mara; three granddaughters, Addison and Taylor Mara, and Catherine Geraghty. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m. at the Cooley residence at 50160 State Highway 60 in Wauzeka (Hoofbeat Ranch). Pastor Joel Oines is officiating.Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of service. A lunch will follow. Burial will be at a later date. The Kendall Funeral Service in Boscobel is assisting the family. On line condolence can be sent to www.kendallfuneralservice.com