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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Kenneth Earl Vanbuskirk Sr

1945 - 2021

Dixon

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   Dixon, IL, Kenneth Earl Vanbuskirk, age 75, passed away on March 14, 2021 at home of Cancer surrounded by his family.  Ken was born on April 17, 1945 in Whiteside County, IL the son of Henry & Margaret (Miller) Vanbuskirk.  Ken married Deloris Mailand on May 24, 1980 in Rock Falls, IL, and they just celebrated their 40 year anniversary. 

  He worked at Kable Printing Company, Laborers Local 727, Haas Roofing, and Drew Excavating.  He loved to restore old cars and trucks, dirt track racing, going to Bluegrass festivals, camping, helping friends and neighbors, but most of all his time with his grandchildren.

  Ken is survived by his wife: Deloris; daughters: Peggy (Paul) Miskell, Joann Payne, son: Kenneth (Nikki) Vanbuskirk Jr; 8 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; brothers: David and Jack; sisters: Linda, Sharon, Pam, and Karen.

  Ken is preceded by his parents; great grandson: Edward; brothers: Donald and Henry.

  Funeral services will take place on Wednesday March 17, 2021 at 12:00 P.M. in Egan Cemetery, Egan, IL with Rev. Frank Lay officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday March 17, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. until service time in Egan Cemetery, Egan, IL.

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April Jobe

March 27, 2021 5:09 PM

My thoughts and prayers go out to all of my biological fathers (Donald) family that I never got to meet or know. I’m sorry I didn’t get a chance to meet Uncle Kenneth either.
May you RIP Kenneth and maybe some day we will meet in another time.

Carol Nicodemus

March 15, 2021 9:57 PM

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March 15, 2021 7:45 PM

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Ray and Rita Tuma

March 15, 2021 7:39 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. This tree will be the world's reminder of Ken.
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Earle Mailand

March 15, 2021 3:09 PM

Rest in peace Ken. You have been a great brother-in-law and even better friend. 

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