Kenneth William Barsch, 71, Moran, died on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at the Midland Hospice Care Facility of Topeka.
Kenneth was born August 30, 1937 at Thayer, the son of Kenneth Thomas and Ethel Pearl Ragan Barsch. He grew up in Thayer, graduating from Thayer High School in 1953. He then attended Parsons Junior College for two years.
In 1962 he moved to Topeka and formed his own construction company, Barsch Corporation. On May 1, 1964 he married June Sager at the Highland Park Nazarene Church in Topeka. He moved to Moran in 1995 and raised cattle.
Kenneth was a member of the Moran Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Marretta Lenore Arey. Kenneth is survived by his wife, June, of the home, son, Kenneth Barsch; two daughters, Robin Grindol and Angel Blum, all of Topeka; a brother, Larry Barsch, Rosedale, Ind.; 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 7 at the Moran Christian Church. The family will greet friends Monday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel at Moran. Graveside service will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the Emmanuel Cemetery, 53rd and Ratner Road, Berryton.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Moran Christian Church or The Iola Area Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry or to the Topeka Rescue Mission. .