R. Kenneth Sturdy

MARQUETTE – R. Kenneth Sturdy, 89, of Marquette and formerly of Gladstone, passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 13, 2014, at D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, where he has resided for the past 11 years. Ken’s loving wife Carol preceded him in death.

Ken’s family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. Military rites will follow visiting hours on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba, with the Gladstone American Legion August Mattson Post 71, presiding. Mass of Christian Burial services will follow on Friday morning at 10 a.m. at St. Anthony Church in Wells with Rev. Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Luncheon will follow in the St. Anthony Parish Hall. Ken will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells.

Ken’s full obituary and photo will be forthcoming in the Wednesday Edition of the Daily Press. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Sturdy family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be offered online at www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.