Kenneth “Ken” Irvin Schuler, 75, of Waverly Iowa, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 1, 2017 after a courageous battle against cancer at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.
Ken was born on August 16, 1941 in Florissant, Missouri to Carl and Mildred (McMenamy) Schuler. On June 5, 1965, he was married to Elizabeth “Beth” (Hickey) Schuler at St. Angela Merici in Florissant, Missouri.
Ken was a lifelong worker, with many years in Manufacturing, and retired as a Sales Director for Lou-Rich. He continued to serve as a consultant in the industry and was an active member in the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Ken loved his church, his family and had many interests, hobbies and was committed to helping others. Possessing a gregarious laugh and infectious smile, Ken was beloved by many.
Ken is survived by his wife Beth and his four children, Laura (Jim) Docherty of Chicago, IL, Ken (Kris) Schuler of Glenview, IL, Susan (Tom) Parker of Bettendorf, IA, and Steven (Sara) Schuler of Clive, IA; in addition to ten grandchildren Brendan, Lilly, Justin, John, Joseph, Michael, Aidan, Grace, Charlie, Mary Beth, three brothers along with many nieces, and nephews.
Memorial mass will be held at 10:30 a.m., on Saturday August 12th at St. Mary Catholic Church, Waverly, Iowa with Fr. David Ambrosy presiding. Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m., on Friday August 11th at Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home, 218 2nd Street SE, Waverly, Iowa. Memorials may be directed to either St. Mary Catholic Church or the American Cancer Society and online condolences for Ken may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home of Waverly is in charge of arrangements for Ken Schuler. 319-352-1187
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