Kenneth H. “Kenny” Dobson
Kenneth H. “Kenny” Dobson, age 85, of Dodgeville, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Upland Hills Nursing & Rehabilitation following a long illness. Kenny was born on December 5, 1931 in Dodgeville to Harold and Ruth (Skinner) Dobson. He was a 1949 graduate of the Mineral Point High School. Kenny married Lois Bickford of Montfort on August 1, 1953. The couple farmed near Dodgeville until retiring in 1989. He then worked for Al’s Small Engines, Kenny Berg and the Dodgeville Parks for 13 years. He was a member of the Dodgeville United Methodist Church, Dodgeville Masonic Lodge, Zor Shrine; Dodgeville Eastern Star, Mineral Point Oddfellows Lodge as well as many Coffee Clutches. Ken was a Past President of Iowa County FS Board and the Jonesdale Sportsman’s Club. He and Lois traveled to all 50 states and 24 countries. They enjoyed Lake Wisconsin, snowmobiling and 17 winters in Apache Junction, AZ where Kenny enjoyed playing shuffleboard and pool, hiking the Superstition Mountains and served on the Sun Valley Park Board.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister-in-law, Carol Bickford and a brother-in-law, Donald Fitzsimmons.
Kenny is survived by his wife, Lois of Dodgeville; three children, Sharon (Tom) Teutschmann of Shullsburg; Barbara (Mark) Peterson of Loves Park, IL and Jim (Juli) Dobson of Strum, WI; four grandchildren, Rosanne (David) Greer of Ft. Worth, TX; Jeffrey (Kelli) Peterson of Roscoe, IL; Beth Teutschmann of Eau Claire and Kayla Teutschmann of Shullsburg; a sister-in-law, Kathryn Fitzsimmons of Dodgeville; a brother-in-law, Charles (Joy) Bickford of Montfort as well as nieces, nephews and many friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Dodgeville United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held at the church on Monday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. when Masonic services will be held and again on Tuesday after 1:00 P.M. Burial will be in East Side Cemetery.
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