Kenneth W. Tice, 81 of Elkhart, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2019 surrounded by his family.
He was born on Dec. 3, 1937 in Elkhart to Orson M. and Lelia L. Tice. He married Carol S. Miller on October 7, 1962 in Elkhart. He is survived by his wife Carol Tice of Elkhart; 2 sons, Todd (Sheila) Tice of Middlebury and Mark (Stephanie) Tice of South Bend; 4 grandchildren, Megan (Andrew) Strebin, Tyler Tice, Mark Tice II and Austin Tice and 2 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 3 brothers, Robert, Dale and Darrell Tice, a sister, Betty Stouder and his parents.
Ken graduated from Elkhart High School and retired as a foreman after 25 years in the Citric Acid plant at Miles Laboratories. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church and was an avid golfer, bowler and softball player. He liked watching sports and enjoyed his 1975 antique Buick LeSabre convertible. Ken served in the Army National Guard of Indiana and was called up during the Palm Sunday tornadoes.
Visitation for Ken will be from 4-8 pm Wednesday, July 24th at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, where his funeral service will be held at 11 am Thursday, July 25th . Rev. John Hogsett will officiate and burial will follow at Rice Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to the Center for Hospice Care or Cancer Resources for Elkhart County. Online condolences may be sent to the Tice family at the funeral home website.
Center for Hospice Care
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Cancer Resources for Elkhart County
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