Kenneth L. Maves

Kenneth L. Maves, of Neenah, WI, age 89, passed away peacefully on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at ThedaCare Regional Medical Center – Neenah.  He was born February 1, 1929 in Detroit, MI, son of the late Paul and Arnetta (Stoskopf) Maves.

Ken graduated from Tecumseh High School in 1946. He attended Western Michigan University where he met Janet Quick.  They were married on June 11, 1953.  Ken then graduated from Western Michigan University in January of 1954, with a BS in paper technology and chemistry.  He took a job with Bergstrom Paper Co. in Neenah as a chemist in February of 1954.

Ken served in the US Army from 1954-1956 and then returned to Neenah and continued working at Bergstrom Paper Co.  He retired from PH Glatfelter Paper Co. in 1992 as technical director after other assignments in technical and manufacturing after 36 years of employment.

Survivors include his wife, Janet; three children, Karen (Joe) Slimack, Mitch (Sharon) Maves, Mark (Pam) Maves; and four grandchildren, Jonathan (Jordan) Slimack, Katie Slimack, Natalie and Jonah Maves.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Arnetta, and two brothers, Donald and Douglas Maves, all of Tecumseh.

The funeral service was held Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church, in Neenah.


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