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Kenneth Elpert

Kenneth Elpert Kenneth Elpert

Kenneth R. Elpert, age 65, of Unity, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at the Marshfield Medical Center.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 11:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at the Unity Hall.

Ken was born on Aug. 31, 1955, the son of Ewald and Carmen (Schmidke) Elpert in Marshfield. He farmed for many years in Loyal. On July 13, 1996, Ken was united in marriage to Linda Reinart in Unity. He worked the Abbyland Pork Plant for over 21 years.

Ken enjoyed hunting and fishing. He had a good heart and was always willing to lend a helpful hand. Most importantly, Ken cherished his family.

Ken is survived by his wife, Linda; his daughter, Amanda (James) DuBois of Antigo; a stepdaughter, Betty Ann (Sam) Suddeth of Marshfield; a step-son, Bart (Michelle) Gaffney of Withee; three grandchildren: Jordan, Derek and Jasmine; six step-grandchildren: Tim, Josh, Amanda, Bart Jr., Ally and Cheyenne; two step-greatgrandchildren: Khloee and Payton. He is further survived by six brothers and two sisters: Dennis of Unity, Darrel (Barb) of Unity, Richard of Unity, Tom (Sandy) of Spencer, James (Renee) of Unity, Robert (Debra) of Unity, Susie (Jerry) Haufe of Colby and Sandy Cliver of Unity; his best buddy, Frisky; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Bill.

The Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford is entrusted with the arrangements. Family and friends may express condolences online at

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