Ken Pickard passed away Friday morning, September 30, 2011 at Marquette General Hospital after a brief illness and surgery. He had most recently resided at Lakeview Assisted Living in Gladstone.
Born June 16, 1924 to August and Eva (Dahn) Pickard, Ken was a lifelong resident of Gladstone. He married Genevieve M. Murker on July 20, 1946. The couple had been married forty-six years when she preceded him in death in February, 1992.
Work began at an early age as Ken