Kenneth J. Newman, 63, of Prairie du Sac, passed away unexpectedly on April 16, 2013. He was born in Los Angeles, CA on October 5, 1949. He was married to Deborah-Lee on March 26, 1977. They were married for 36 years.

Kenneth worked as an Instrument Maker for UW-Madison for 24 years. He enjoyed gardening, working on cars and walking through town with his ever-present buddy, Scout. He was also actively involved in the Audi Badger Chapter, helping organize events and acting as a driving instructor during Audi Safety Schools.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah-Lee; daughters, Victoria and Tiffany; grandson, Arron; mother, Dorothea "Bobbie"; brother, Donald; and canine campanion, Scout. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Newman.

A memorial service will be held at HOOVERSON FUNERAL HOME, 251 Water St., Sauk City, at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013, with Rabbi Andrea Steinberger of Hillel Foundation officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Shelter from the Storm Animal Rescue in Madison, WI.