FLORENCE – Kenneth Edward Karlson, 68, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at his home in Florence after a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife and partner of 33 years, Anna-Marie, as well as five step-children. He is also survived by his mother, Evelyln Stelling.
Ken served our country in the Vietnam War, and was passionately dedicated to his God, country and family. A retired Major, after 30 years of service, in the U.S. Marine Corps, he lived by its motto, “Always Faithful.”
There will be a visitation at Whitesitt Funeral Home in Stevensville on Thursday, October 5, 2017, from 3 until 4 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, October 6, 2017, at the Western Montana State Veterans Cemetery in Missoula. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at www.whitesittfuneralhome.com.