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Kenneth Purdom

1940 - 2014

Kenneth John Purdom age 74 of Cheboygan
passed away December 18, 2014 at Cheboygan Hospice House.

He was born January 7, 1940 in Rochester
to Lowell and Lyla (Werth) Purdom.

Ken graduated from Rochester High School in 1958 where he was one of
their star football players. Following his education at Alma and

Ferris Colleges, Ken served in the United States Air Force. Ken served on
the Rochester City Council for many years and was a volunteer fireman
with the city for over 25 years. He and his wife Lorinda moved to
Cheboygan in 1999 after his retirement from Triangle Electric Co. of
Madison Heights, Ken was an avid hunter and was a member of the
Oakland Hunt Club.

He is survived by:
his wife Lorinda;
2 daughters, Wendy Purdom of Gaylord and
Cindi Purdom-Orlando of Shelby Township;
3 grandchildren, Kenny (Megan) Kubinski, Ashley Orlando, and
T.J. Orlando, all of Shelby Township;
1 brother, Jim (Sandy) Purdom of Rochester,
1 sister, Carole (Don) Kulich of Rochester Hills.

Friends may visit at the Potere ~ Modetz Funeral Home in Rochester on
Saturday, December 27th from 12-noon through time of his memorial
service at 2:00 p.m,

Memorials may be given to Leader Dogs for the Blind or
Cheboygan Hospice House in Ken’s memory.

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