Kenneth Lee Eggers of Hudson, Wisconsin passed away peacefully with family by his bedside on January 12, 2022 at the age of 87.
Born June 13, 1934 in Chester, Illinois to Wilma and Milton Eggers.
In 1959 on a bind date, Ken met the love of his life Dorothy Panasuk. They married later that year at St Jerome’s Parish, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. In Oconomowoc and Stone Bank, Wisconsin they raised a family of four daughters.
Ken was a true sportsman, excelling in tennis, golf and fly fishing. He was a lover of animals as the family had horses, dogs and barn cats. It wasn’t unusual to see Ken heading off to the stables w/ favorite cat Fritz on his shoulder, dogs following after him as went to talk with the horses. Ken was an avid gardener, home cook and lover of opera.
Ken and Dorothy enjoyed travel, raising their family, building a successful business and fostering their many close friendships. He was a loving husband, caring father and grandfather. He instilled in his daughters the importance of hard work, independence, education, entrepreneurship and being true to oneself.
Ken is survived by his wife Dorothy of 63 years. His daughter, Margaret Eggers Krause (Dan) of Cable, Wisconsin and their children Graham, Betsey, Ben, Clark, Rachel, and four great grandchildren. Daughter, Jennifer Eggers (companion David) of Fairfield, Connecticut. Daughter, Julie Eggers Huber (Ted) of Pequot Lakes, Minnesota. And daughter, Anne Belzer (Eric) of Minneapolis, Minnesota and their children, Ali, Will, and Cate.
In lieu of flowers please make contributions online in Ken’s name to the nonprofit St. Croix 360 or mail to St. Croix 360, P.O. Box 98, Marine on the St. Croix, Minnesota 55047
to further preserve “God’s Country” as Ken frequently referred to the beloved area.