In Memory of Kenneth Fenske ’53

KENNETH E. FENSKE ’53 of Waupun, Wisconsin, and formerly Germantown, Wisconsin, died Feb. 5, 2021. At Ripon, he majored in German and participated in Ver Adest, ROTC and Merriman/Phi Kappa Pi. He played football, was co-captain his senior year and was on the All-Midwest Conference first team as a defensive end. He played golf and served as Junior Class President and fraternity treasurer. He served in the U.S. Army in Germany and was a manager for the Wisconsin Telephone Company, Chicago Decal Company and 3M. For 40 years, he was an insurance consultant and received many industry honors. He was a member of Toastmasters, Kiwanis and Rotary, and enjoyed flying kites, swimming, fishing, golfing, reading, Bible studies, playing cards, photography, refinishing antique furniture and traveling. Survivors include his wife, Barbara; and two daughters.