A celebration of life funeral service for Canon City, Colorado resident and former Lamar resident, Kenneth L. Haskell, affectionately known to many as Ken, will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 at the Peacock Family Chapel with Reverend Kathy Leathers of the Holly United Methodist Church officiating. Interment will follow at the Veteran’s Section of Fairmount Cemetery with full military honors under the auspices of the Lamar V.F.W. Post # 3621 and the Lamar American Legion Post # 71.
Visitation for Ken will be held from 9:00 AM to service time on Tuesday June 5, 2012 at the Peacock Family Chapel.
Ken was born on November 24, 1926 in Garden City, Kansas to Charlie and Elda (Chapman) Haskell and departed this life on Wednesday May 30, 2012 at his home in Canon City, Colorado at the age of 85.
Ken is preceded in death by his parents, by one son – Wayne Haskell, and by four siblings; Alberta Carr, Raymond Haskell, Charles Haskell and Wayne Haskell.
Ken is survived by his wife of 63 years – Juanita Haskell of Canon City, CO; by four children – Aleta Shoemaker of Bennett, CO; Dan (Pam Thornson) Haskell of Jupiter, FL; Larry (Cheryl) Haskell of Northglenn, CO; and Brenda Haskell of Pueblo, CO; by eleven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews other family and a host of friends.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of St. John’s at 1320 Everett Ct., Lakewood, Colorado 80215.
Visitation and funeral services for Ken Haskell are under the direction of the Peacock Funeral Home, providing our neighbors with four generations of trust and service.
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