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Kenneth E. Ranslem

Kenneth E. Ranslem
September 25, 1931 -  December 25, 2019

Kenneth E. Ranslem age 88, of Fremont
Died Wednesday December 25, 2019 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont

Kenneth was born September 25, 1931 in Albion, Nebraska to Ray and Esther ‘Nelson’ Ranslem. At the age of 8, the family moved to Fremont. Kenneth graduated from Fremont High School in 1949. After graduation he worked various jobs until beginning a long career with Chicago and North Western Railroad. During this time he married Shirley Johnson on January 18, 1952. Kenneth retired from the railroad in December of 1991.

After retiring, Kenneth and Shirley took their 5th wheel and loved to travel, they also took many bus tours and several cruises. Kenneth also loved to take his boys hunting. He was a member of the First Christian Church and the Fremont Masonic Lodge #15 A.F. & A.M.

Wife – Shirley of Fremont
Daughter – Cynthia (David) Powers of Fremont
Son – Brian (Barbara) Ranslem of Fremont
Daughter-in-law – Rebecca Ranslem of Fremont
8 grandchildren – Kelly Thomsen and Bret Ranslem of Fremont, Elizabeth (Craig) Ottun of Sargent; Megan(Paul) Boardman of Telford, England; Danielle(Darren) Lindgren of Madison, Devilyn Boyles of Mount Juliet, TN; Cassandra (Chris) Flemming of Omaha and Lindsay (Brandon) Jefferies of Omaha.
Great Grandchildren – Logan, Evan and Lukas Boyles; Danica and Kourtnee Jefferies, Kira and Alexis Ranslem; Jackson, Natalie, Noah and Callen Ottun; William and Meredith Boardman, Kaeden and Graesen Thomsen.

Kenneth was preceded in death by a son Mark, parents, sister Phyllis Peters and brother Carroll Ranslem.

The memorial service will be 11am, Wednesday January 15, at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel in Fremont. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5pm to 7pm also at the funeral home with a Masonic Service at 7pm which is open to the public. Memorials are suggested to The Shriner’s Hospitals or St. Judes Children’s Hospital

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