William "Ken" Donnelly Obituary

William "Ken" Donnelly

March 5, 1929 - January 31, 2017
Born in Maiden Rock, Wisconsin
Resided in Cottage Grove, MN


William "Ken" Donnelly
Age 87, of Cottage Grove
US Navy Retired

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Preceded in death by wife of 54 years, Virgil; parents; and brother, Calvin. Survived by daughters, Kathleen (Thomas) Ellingboe, Nancy Greske (David Heffron), and Sandra (David) Grochow; 12 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; sisters, Jean (Burt) Brickner, and Joan (Dennis) Wittenberg; brother, Robert (Kathleen); and many nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to the staff at Norris Square in Cottage Grove for their exceptional and loving care.

Visitation 1-4 PM, Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Kok Funeral Home, 7676 80th St. S., Cottage Grove, MN, 55016 and continues at 10 AM, Monday at church. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM, Monday, February 6, 2017 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 920 Holley Ave., St. Paul Park, MN, 55071. Interment with military honors at Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Memorials preferred to St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.





Kok Funeral Home - Cottage Grove
7676 80th Street South
Cottage Grove, MN US 55016
Sunday, February 5, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
920 Holley Avenue
St. Paul Park, MN US 55071
Monday, February 6, 2017
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Fort Snelling National Cemetery
7601 34th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN US 55450
Monday, February 6, 2017
2:00 PM