Staver, Kenneth E., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at Covenant HealthCare – Cooper. Age 88 years. Kenneth E. Staver was born on February 9, 1921 in Ohio to the late Percy and Helen Staver. He was raised by his grandparents, Robert and Christina Staver. Kenneth married Mary Ellen Bethune on March 14, 1942, celebrating 56 yeas of marriage. She preceded him in death on June 2, 1998. Kenneth served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during WWII. He was a life member of the 96 Infantry Division Association and the American Legion.  Kenneth is survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family. According to his wishes cremation has taken place.  Kenneth’s memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2010 at Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Rev. Fr. Joseph A. Schabel will officiate. Military honors will be conducted under the auspices of American Legion Post #439.  Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.  Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the American Diabetes Association. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.