Kenneth LeRoy Giddings

Kenneth LeRoy Giddings

Kenneth LeRoy Giddings, 77, of Richland Center, died Thursday, August 16, 2012 at the Richland Hospital. He was born May 13, 1935 in Crawford County the son of Otto and Caroline (Hudson) Giddings. On October 12, 1957 Kenneth married Joyce Kelley in Prairie du Chien. He worked at Schmidt Air Conditioning and Maintenance. Ken was a fisherman and hunter and he raised gardens for years, sharing abundant harvests with family and friends.

Ken is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joyce,

children, Nila (Vaughn) Frye of Waunakee,

Nina (Dean) Faulkner of Waunakee,

Kent Giddings of Richland Center,

Susan (Ray) Slaughter of Rhinelander,

LuAnna (Jake Klas) Staskal of Fennimore,

Adam Giddings of Richland Center,

Ronald (Tara) Giddings of Muscoda,

Fred Giddings of Muscoda,

26 grandchildren,

23 great-grandchildren,

brother, Melvin (Rita) Giddings of Dickeyville,

sisters, Kathy Parr of Lancaster, CA, Phyllis Cocco of Burbank, CA,

sister-in-law, Marian Giddings of Jackson, WI,

dear friend Jim Denman of Richland Center, who was like a son,

many other relatives, and friends.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, son Clay, two brothers Robert and Richard, and Linda Crary (Kent’s Fiancée).

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 12:00 PM at the Pratt Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow in the Gays Mills Cemetery. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Monday, August 20, 2012 from 11:00 AM until the time of the service at 12:00 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial should be directed to the family. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service of Richland Center is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at

The family would like to thank Reverend Randy and Debbie Sanders and the staff of the Richland Hospital.