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Obituary: Kenneth E. Matuseski

Jul 13, 2014 07:52PM ● Published by Jim

Kenneth E. Matuseski

Kenneth E. Matuseski, 87, of Beaver Dam passed away on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at his daughter’s home in Beaver Dam.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at the Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., Beaver Dam with the Rev. Chris Davis officiating.  A visitation will also be held on Tuesday from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.  Interment will take place at Oakwood Cemetery in Beaver Dam with military honors provided by the John E. Miller American Legion Post 146 of Beaver Dam.

Kenneth Earl was born the son of Ben and Viola (Welch) Matuseski on March 11, 1927 in Beaver Dam.  He was married to Irene Zuhlke on November 26, 1949 in Beaver Dam.  Kenneth was a farmer in the Beaver Dam area and retired from John Deere in 1986.  

Kenneth served his country in the United States Army during WWII.  He was a member of Grace Presbyterian Church in Beaver Dam.  Kenneth was a collector of antique tractors and was a lifetime member of the Dodge County Antique Power Club.  He especially loved spending time with his family.  

Kenneth is survived by his two daughters: Mariann Leech of Beaver Dam and Cynthia (Robert) Pollesch of Beaver Dam; his sister, Grace Guenther of Beaver Dam; five grandchildren: Kenneth Frase, Jennifer Pollesch, Erica Leech, Melissa Pollesch and Jonathan Pollesch; four great-grandchildren: Ashley Roedl, Victoria Frase, Alexia Slinger-Pollesch and Andrew Slinger-Pollesch; two great-great grandchildren: Olivia and Annabelle; and further survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Irene in 2005, and his siblings: Lyman, Glen and Leona.

Koepsell-Murray Funeral and Cremation Services, N7199 N. Crystal Lake Rd., Beaver Dam is serving the family.  Online condolences may be made at


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