We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at O. D. Harris Funeral Homes
Kenneth A Eide passed away on May 26, 2022 at Good Samaritan Home and Rehabilitation Center in Oakland City. He was born in WI on Feb3, 1945 to Kenneth Kusserow Sr. and Irene (Wolfe) Kusserow. Irene later married Victor Eide who adopted Ken when he was a young child. Ken spent many of his years in WI where enjoyed hunting, fishing, and raising his children. He graduated from Holmen High School where he loved playing football, basketball, and being in track. After graduation he attended Luther College, The University of WI, and School of Engineering. He moved to Indiana in 1989 and later started working for Matrix Integration in Jasper as a computer technician until he retired. He and Rita (Wuertz) exchanged vows on Jun 7, 2003. They moved to the countryside in Petersburg where he enjoyed his passion for fishing and nature. He was always thrilled to see a new species of birds making their way to the feeders or nesting in one of his several bird houses. He was a member of Glezen Revival Center in Petersburg.
Ken leaves behind his son, Kevin (Heather) Eide of WI, his daughter Krista (Eric) Engholdt of WI, and 8 grandchildren, his sister Sharon (Dan) McHugh of WI, sister Cindy (Lee) Ford of Iowa, Rita, 4 step-children, Tiffany (Les) Osborn of Petersburg, Cameron (Wendy) Fields of FL, Shawna Hurst (Dave) of Vincennes, and Amanda (Jamie) Walls of Petersburg, several step-grandchildren and several step-greatgrandchildren. Also surviving are his half-sister, Valerie (Jim) Voigt of MN, half-brother Steve (Connie) Kusserow of NM, and half-brother Terry (Algria) Kusserow of CO. His parents, a sister Nancy (Jim) Wescott of TX, and half-brother Ralph Kusserow of MN preceded him in death.
There will be a Celebration of Life ceremony on Saturday, June 18, at O. D. Harris & Sons Funeral Home in Petersburg with visitation at 10 and ceremony at 11. Immediately after the service there will be a burial of his ashes at Sugarland Memory Gardens in Washington, and a luncheon at the Washington Church of Christ.