Obituary for Kenneth J. Wilkening

Kenneth James Wilkening, 81, of Berryville, Virginia, died Friday, April 14, 2017 in Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center, Winchester.

Mr. Wilkening was born May 23, 1935 in The Bronx, New York, the son of the late George Hubert Wilkening and Mary Veronica Doyle Wilkening.

He was a retired New York City firefighter.

He served in the New York National Guard for 12 years.

He married Carol Ann Sattler on June 7, 1958 in Queens, New York.

Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Cheryl Slough of Plano, TX and Sharon Wilkening of Purcellville, VA and two grandchildren, Tyler Kenneth Wilkening and Greyson Connor Rauch.

A son, Kenneth Charles Wilkening, a sister, Mary Reilly, and two brothers, George M. Wilkening and Robert E. Wilkening, preceded him in death.

Services will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital Research, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork St., Winchester, VA  22601.

Arrangements are being handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville.

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