1939 - 2017
Kenneth William Ahten Sr., 78, of Hopedale, passed away at 3:37 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at UnityPoint Health—Pekin. Born March 27, 1939, in Peoria to William and Martha (Lescher) Ahten, he married Margaret Marie Spracklen on July 2, 1967, in Pekin. She died Dec. 30, 2005, in Peoria. He was also preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ronald Ahten.