Kenneth J. Lyons, age 74, of Appleton, passed away unexpectedly at home on August 28, 2018. Ken was born on August 25, 1944 in Appleton to the late Joseph and Rosella (Sally) Lyons. He married Barbara J. Wolfgram on October 9, 1964.
Kenneth drove for Mills Fleet Farm as a truck driver for twenty-eight years before his retirement. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, stays in the north woods at the cottage, or just socializing with family and friends. Ken loved spending time with his family. He felt his greatest accomplishments were his kids.
Kenneth is survived by his brother Jerry Lyons, Appleton; his children, Mary (John) Rathsack, Appleton, Gary (Brenda) Lyons, Menasha, Jamie (Michelle) Lyons, Appleton, Rick (Beth) Lyons, Hilbert, as well as his many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Lyons, parents Joseph and Rosella Lyons, a brother LeRoy Lyons, and sister-in-law Marlene Lyons.
A small family burial service will be held at Riverside Cemetery for Ken, Barb, and Ken’s brother LeRoy.
Dad, now you and mom can be together again, and we know that those great big hugs you missed are there again.