Kenneth was born in New Haven, Missouri on October 11, 1940, a son of the late Paul & Clara (Monje) Kuschel.
He was the husband of Marlene (Scheer) Kuschel. They were united in marriage on November 20, 1965, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven.
Kenneth proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
He was a maintenance supervisor and worked for Kellwood, Metal Craft and for American Recreation for over 40+ years. In his free time he enjoyed welding, being in the outdoors, hunting and fishing, and spending time with his family, especially his grandsons.
Kenneth is survived by his wife Marlene, of the home, by a son, Keith Kuschel, of Leslie, Missouri; a daughter, Diana Reed & husband Dwight, of New Haven, Missouri; a son, Kevin Kuschel & wife Sherry, of New Haven, Missouri; by two grandsons, Kaleb & Jacob Kuschel, of New Haven; by two brothers, Bernell Kuschel & wife JoAnn, of New Haven, Missouri; and Earl Kuschel, of New Haven, Missouri; by a brother-in-law, Robert Stumpe & wife Jane, of Jefferson City, Missouri; a sister-in-law, Diana Scheer, of Union, Missouri; by nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Berniece Stumpe, a sister-in-law, Ruth Kuschel, and a brother-in-law, Leroy Scheer.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, March 13th from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home, New Haven.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, with Rev. Mark Goucher officiating.
Burial will be at Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be given to Bethlehem Lutheran Church, New Haven Care Center or Quails Unlimited. C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.