A celebration of Ken’s life will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2023, 12:00pm, at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory, 4600 County Line Road. Visitation will be from 9:00am until the time of the service.
The service will be available via YouTube Live at the following link: https://youtube.com/live/LSPZ0CDQa5Q?feature=share
In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to the family.
Kenneth William Vorlob, Jr., 49, passed away at home on January 30, 2023, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Racine on December 6, 1973, son of Kenneth and Lynn (nee: Whiting) Vorlob, Sr.
Ken was united in marriage to the former Lynn Marie Barnes on November 14, 2015, in Racine.
Ken graduated from Washington Park High School in 1992. He received an Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering from Gateway Technical College. Ken was a machinist for Wisconsin Metals before he was no longer able to work. He previously worked for S.C. Johnson Wax and also was a bartender for Wilbur’s and Maxine’s.
Ken loved to play sports, especially softball, bowling, golf, and darts. He could light up a room with his smile and infectious personality; he loved to be around people. Ken was a blessing to everyone, lifting their spirits even while battling cancer. Ken will be missed by all who loved and knew him.
Ken leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Lynn Vorlob; mother, Lynn (Bob) Leisner; sister, Kim Vorlob; step-brothers, Al Leisner, Rob Leisner, Elliot Leisner; nephew, Joe Long; niece, Amanda Putzer; father-in-law, Roger Barnes; mother-in-law, Patricia Donovan; brother-in-law, Don Putzer; other relatives and dear friends too numerous to mention.
Ken is preceded in death by his father, Ken Vorlob, Sr.; sister, Cheryl Putzer; and infant brother, Scott Vorlob.
A celebration of Ken’s life will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2023, 12:00pm, at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home and Crematory, 4600 County Line Road. Visitation will be from 9:00am until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials have been suggested to the family.
Vikki and Tom Wendling says
Lynn and Kenny’s family, there are no possible words to help but only know we are all so very heart broken by this loss… Kenny will sorely be missed by all!
My prayers and love to the family
George & Georgette Albert says
Kenny, you were truly a light in every ones eyes that knew you and you will be sorely missed. Love you and miss you! It is time to party and celebrate being with your sister again.
Cari Noha says
Kenny will be missed by so many. His smile was contagious and he could brighten up even the darkest days. Lynn and family my thoughts and prayers are with you.
Tim Reid says
RIP Kenny. You and my son will light up heaven.
Nancy Schulz says
I didn’t know KennyNancy very long, but he had a wonderful personality and always a smiling face! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers Lynn
Frank and Deb Barnes says
Kenny you were a bright light that lit up our family. Your infectious smile and love for all you met and knew will never fade from our thoughts and hearts. Thank you for loving our sweet niece Lynn and giving her the world you shared together. We will always love you and we will forever be here for Lynn.
Barb and Simon Martini says
Kenny, we love you and you will be missed by all who knew you.
Jim & Jane Bodden says
Kenny you will be missed. Lynn so sorry for your loss. He will always be watching over you and Family. Rest in peace
Tina ODonnell says
Kenny you just had this way about you that everyone wanted to get to know you! You had the funniest antics behind the bar at Wilbur’s that had the whole place laughing!! Your 4th of July parties were EPIC !!! You will truly be missed by all that knew you!! Rest in Peace Kenny until we meet again!! Praying for family and wife Lynn!
So sorry to hear….you were such a sweet person. You always made me smile when we use to work together at SCJ.
My heart and prayers go out to his wife and the family!
Lesslee Betchkal says
Kenny you will be sadly missed, but thought of on a regular as my mom’s favorite sexy with your shirt off bartender of all times, I’ll miss the laughs you gave us,I’ll keep them “special” memories close to my heart! until we meet again my friend . Give Mary Lue a hug for me
Kathy Brenengen says
I am so sorry for your loss, I babysat Kenny many years ago, my heart goes out to you all,God bless everyone. Take care.
Karen Rusch and family. says
Kenny you will be truly missed by so many.I think of you often.
Richard Wellington says
Praying for Ken’s family won’t be able to be there wish I could rip my friend
Sandy & Jack says
There are no words that can express our deepest sympathy for you Lynn and your family. Ken always put a smile on everyone’s face. He will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this diffucult time. God Bless.
RIP Kenny. So glad to have met you .
Kenny will be missed by all that knew him. His humor was contagious as well as his laugh. He always had a smile! RIH Kenny ♥️
Vonnie Dagnon Roberg says
My heart goes out to all who knew Kenny and his family, He was a delightful boy that turned into a man that loved everyone and life ! As for his lighting up where ever he went , he inherited that from his mother ! She is the same way , I miss all my good friends in Racine, life is always shorter than we think ❤️ So be kind and love one another , God be with you all at this hard time , and none of us know when it’s our time to go ❣️Prayers go to his wife Lynn and His mom Lynn , God Bless you all ! Kenny will be so missed and Loved❣️
Steven & Kim Hobson says
We’ve known Kenny for a long time. He was always the life of the party. He will be dearly missed. Lynn I’m sorry for your loss. Our Prayers are with you and your family.
Roger Barnes says
Kenny you will be truly missed by so many and I’m thankful to have met you.You brought a smile to my face of everyone you met I cherish all the times I spent with you and Lynn.
Roger Barnes says
Kenny you will truly be missed and always in my heart and mind. Thank you for the love and happiness you show and brought into my daughter’s life for this I will always be grateful.
Michael visek says
I had just seen you after many years ,I’m so sad to see your gone I believe God has good Angle now. See you soon life goes so fast take care Kenny