HUDSON, KennethPosted: September 17th, 2019
KENNETH ERNEST HUDSON
1923 – 2019
Ken Hudson, beloved husband of Ruth Hudson, passed away at the Raymond Health Centre on Friday, September 13, 2019 at the age of 96 years. Ken is survived by his wife, Ruth (Riethman), daughters Susan (Ernie) Hendricks, Sharon (Bill) Ferby, Nancy (Dave) Berlando, Deb (Bob) Hansen, Linda (Dave) Baines, Marilyn Smith (Barry Mehew), son Jim (Elaine) Hudson as well as 34 grandchildren and 53 great grandchildren. Ken was predeceased by his son Steven (Heather) Hudson, his parents Roy & Ella, his brother Harry and sisters Hazel Waite and Edna McFarland. Ken was born in London, Ontario in 1923. He was a World War 2 Navy veteran and served his country from 1943 to 1945. He was a very successful and well-respected business owner with Riethman & Hudson Decorating. He was active in his community and held many callings in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He loved camping, hunting and was passionate about horses, especially Tennessee Walkers. Ken loved and was deeply loved by his wife, children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and friends who will miss him very much. The family extends their sincere thanks to Dr. Ken Dahl and the staff at the Raymond Health Centre for their devoted care. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday September 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, WELLING CHAPEL. Family and friends are invited to meet the family at SALMON & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 433 Stubb Ross Road South, Lethbridge on Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. or on Monday from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Interment to follow at the Barnwell Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be sent to the veteran’s organization, Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4, 324 Mayor Magrath Dr. S. Lethbridge, T1J 3L7.
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You are in my thoughts and prayers. He was my second dad & I loved him. He was so much fun, always smiling (around me anyway). A few months ago we had a visit; he remembered our truck ride with tus kids in the bed of the truck on chairs. The speedster that he was, he went flying over a bump in the road. When I came down, the chair broke!! Ruth, Susan and family, may you be comforted at this time. I’m sure he’s smiling now!!
Our sincere condolences to Mrs. Hudson and the entire Hudson family. Know that your beloved husband, father & grandfather will be with you always, never far away.
Heather & Scott Ross
I remember you all so well. My sincerest condolences and much love to the whole family.