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Kenneth C. Wrobel

March 17, 1932 — October 26, 2016

Kenneth C. Wrobel, 84, died peacefully at Gundersen Health surrounded by family on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016.

He was born March 17, 1932 to Kenneth and Lillian (Ulen) Wrobel in La Crosse. Ken graduated from Central High School. He married Carol on July 8, 1950. Early in life he worked at Erickson Bakery and Reinhart Foodservice. After retirement Ken worked 16 years as a courier at Gundersen Health where he loved the people he worked with and met along the way.

Ken is survived by his loving wife of 66 years Carol J. (Mc Lain) Wrobel; children Debbie (Robert) Jorstad, Ronald Wrobel, Roger (Rita) Wrobel, Darla Donovan (Doug Bjorge); beloved pet Sparky; grandchildren Deanna (James) Martens, Rachel Wrobel (Torien Leath), James and David Wrobel, Lisa Canard LaFleur; great grandchildren Inara and Jessica Martens, Kimberly and Michael LaFleur; and best walking buddies Doug and Rez.

He was preceded in death by daughter Diane Marie (Wrobel) Dahlby, sister and brother-in-law Arlone and Roy Marcus.

A private family service will be held after cremation with his final resting place being Oak Grove Cemetery.

The Blaschke & Schneider Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to La Crosse Coulee Region Humane Society. We would like to thank all the doctors and nurses at Gundersen Health for all of the exceptional care that he received.

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