February 22, 1930 – Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Holy Trinity Catholic Church – Winsted
Monday, December 14, 2009
Kenneth J. Fleischacker, age 79, of Winsted passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at Auburn Home in Waconia.
He was born on February 22, 1930 in Victor Township, Wright County the son of Henry J. & Mary Laxen Fleischacker.
In 1948, Ken joined the United States Army where he honorably served his country.
On November 25, 1950, Kenneth J. Fleischacker and Elaine Zimmermann were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with nine children.
Ken was formerly employed at Mid-American Dairyman, Incorporated for forty two years and retired on March 1, 1995 as a supervisor.
Ken was known for his hard work, was well liked and respected. He was known for his dry sense of humor! He was firm, but always a gentleman.
He enjoyed walking around the City of Winsted, delivering flowers for Winsted Floral and delivering meals on wheels.
He was a faithful, lifelong member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Ken belonged to V.F.W. Post #9232 and to Knights of Columbus Council # 8253.
Survived by his loving wife of fifty nine years: Elaine Fleischacker; nine children: Connie (Dave) Kirking of Montevideo, Karen (Dale) Bergland of Victoria, Brad (Michelle) Fleischacker of Howard Lake, Bruce Fleischacker of West St. Paul, Todd (Pam) Fleischacker of Winsted, Scott (Lori) Fleischacker of Annandale, Kim (Rollie) Radtke of Lester Prairie, Amy Millerbernd and fiancé Collin Botner of Winsted and Stacey (Phil) Neumann of Lester Prairie; twenty two grandchildren; a brother: Stanley Fleischacker of California; sisters: Clara Wiemiller of Winsted, Ramona Sauter of Wisconsin and Patricia Peterson of New Mexico; many other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Bernard, Henry “Hank” and Anthony “Tony” Fleischacker and by a sister: Luella “Lou” Zimmermann.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Kenneth Fleischacker will be held on Monday, December 14th at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. Father Tony Hesse will be the Celebrant.
Alice Nowak will provide special music for the Mass.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, December 13th from 4-7 P.M. A Knights of Columbus Rosary will be held at 4:30 P.M. and a Parish Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M.
Casket Bearers will be Tyson Bergland, Zachary Bergland, Mitchell Lachermeier, Aaron Millerbernd, Spencer Radtke and Adam Fleischacker. Honorary casket bearers will be Max Millerbernd, Jack Millerbernd, Jack Fleischacker and Sam Fleischacker.