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“Roger,Diane and Family my sympathy for the loss of your Father. God be with you during this difficult time. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer Huber DeWitt - MI

“Ken was the best neighbor Kathy and i ever lived next to. He always had time to talk and just pass the time of day.Even our son Ryan talk about him...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Ricky TerBush - caro, MI

“Ma Daenzer, Roger, Cheryl, Lisa and families. My heart hurts for you as you are going through this painful time. You honor the love you shared with...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Scott Seney - Winona Lake, IN

“Marge,Cheryl, Roger, and Lisa, So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Some of my best memories are from Ken...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Larry Leach - Vassar, MI

“Roger and family, I am sorry to hear about your dad ,he was a very genuine and generous man who was never to busy to throw a wave,smile or...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Tom Geesey - Vassar, MI - Friend

“Dear Lisa and family,We were so sorry to learn of the passing of your dad. When we lived in Vassar and would walk by the house, he would always wave...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Ann Pavlik

“Marjorie and family, We are so sorry for the sudden death of your beloved husband, Ken. He was a very sociable man who loved being around people and...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Dale and Marica Kern - Archbold, OH

“Marge the memories go back so far, from our childhood to when Ken and I ran trap lines together to when you and Ken were dating and JoAnn and were...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: William (Bill) & Sharron Kern - MI

“I will forever miss you and your jokes. Our close friendship will be forever in my heart. Even though my hand will never quite be the same from your...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Samantha Sipes - Vassar, MI

“Thoughts and Prayers to the Daenzer Family. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Todd and Renee Aymer - millington, MI

“Ken always had a smiling face and a wave when I walked past his house. I often stopped to talk to him and Marge. We talked about his flowers, my...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Sandy Sheppard - Vassar, MI

“My prayers go out Marge and family in this time of need, dad will surely be missed by all. Always smiling and willing to talk. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Gary &.Laurene Sabo - Vassar, MI

“Uncle Ken set a great example to the generations below him. He was very kind to everyone he met. He was known for his handshakes :). He will be...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Shawn Williams - Vassar, MI

“You have all held me up. Uncle Clint, mom and now Uncle Ken. Tough times, God knows best. God doesn't give us more than we can handle. Big group...Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Mike Hemingway - Vassar, MI

“Dear Marge & family, I don't know what to say except he will always be in our hearts. I'm so glad you all stopped in this summer when the girls were...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Marsha Hill - Reese, MI - cousin

“A very special friend for almost 50 years! So many wonderful memories. Kenny we will miss you, but rejoice in knowing we will see you again! RIP my...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Linda and Bruce Stockwell - MI

“Prayers & hugs for the whole family.Ken was a very nice man, he was always so friendley, when we were walking or riding our bikes by their house,we...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Gary wilcox - vassar, MI - friend


Mr. Daenzer, age 74 years, passed away on December 12, 2014 at Covenant Healthcare-Cooper in Saginaw. He was born in Reese, Michigan on January 9, 1940 to the late Arthur P. and Elsie M. (Kern) Daenzer. Ken was a warranty analyst for Saginaw Steering Gear and retired in March of 1992 after 32 years of service. He loved farming with his uncles in Reese, gardening, raising Cannas flowers and working in his flower beds, camping, visiting with people and his family. He enjoyed being an active member of First Baptist Church in Vassar.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years, the former Marjorie Ann Hemingway, whom he married on June 24, 1961, 3 children: Roger (Diane) Daenzer, Cheryl (David) Griesing and Lisa (Dave) Streeter, 3 grandchildren: Gabe Daenzer, Garrett Daenzer and Jacob Griesing, his siblings: Ruth Daenzer,
Chrissy Kaiser-Malicoat, Gene (Barb) Daenzer and Dottie Daenzer and a special aunt, Alice Kern. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Daenzer and his step-mother, Meta Daenzer.

Funeral and committal services will be on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Vassar. The Rev. David G. Somers will officiate. Private burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Friends may call at Penzien-Steele Funeral Home, 149 N. Main St., Vassar on Monday, December 15, 2014 from 2-8 p.m. He will lie in state at the church on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time. Memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church of Vassar.