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Kenneth "Ken" Stark


Kenneth John "Ken" Stark, 83, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids following a brief illness. Funeral services: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Blessed Hope Church in Vinton. Visitation: 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Interment: Evergreen Cemetery, Vinton.
Ken is survived by his wife of 61 years, Liz of Vinton; three sons, Michael (Lucille) Stark of Wakefield, R.I., Tom (Alissa) Stark of Minneapolis, Minn., and Steve (Debi) Stark of Cedar Rapids; one sister, Joan Arnold of Klamath Falls, Ore.; nine grandchildren, Joel (Megan), Elizabeth, Avery, Devin, Lamar, Rhiana, Allison and Marissa Stark and Breanna Hawley; and two great-grandchildren, Harper Stark and Brooks Hawley.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Trudy Stark.
A memorial fund has been established.
Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home of Vinton is caring for Ken and his family. Condolences may be left at www.vsrfh.com.