Kenneth Charles Kaelin, age 63, passed away on Friday, August 24, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was born on August 30, 1954 in Aurora, IL to Charles and Shirley (Streit) Kaelin. Ken was very tech savvy enjoying working with computers, facebook and was a HAM radio operator. He enjoyed the outdoors whether driving his tractor, hunting, fishing or camping.
Ken is survived by his sisters, Kathy Vana and Kim (John) Shimkus; 3 nephews; 1 niece; 5 grandnieces; 2 grandnephews; aunts; uncles; cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Shirley Kaelin; grandparents, William and Dorothy Streit and Mary and James Kaelin; and aunts; uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 30, 2018 from 9 a.m. until time of services at 11:30 a.m. at Norris-Segert Funeral Home & Cremation Services (one block north of Washington St. and Main), 132 Fremont St., West Chicago. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Geneva, IL. Contributions in Ken’s memory can be made to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 or the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202 For information 630-231-0060 or www.norrissegertfh.com