March 28, 1941 - October 13, 2021
Kenneth J. Myllykoski, age 80 of Mentor, passed away Wednesday October 13, 2021 at Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, OH. He was born March 28, 1941 in Painesville, OH. Ken had a successful career in the fire service with progressively growing roles throughout his career including being one of the initial full-time firefighters with the Mentor Fire Department. He retired from the Mentor Fire Department as Battalion Chief in 1993. Ken (Pops) enjoyed everything outdoors including; boating, fishing, hunting, and traveling with his wife and family. He also enjoyed spending summer nights at Lakeside-Marblehead including attending the shows and playing shuffleboard. He was a passionate dog lover and never met a dog he didn’t like including his Labradors; Maurice, Hershel, Pony, and Gunner. He loved McDonald's, Olive Garden, and Canes! He was a proud member of the Weslaco Sportsman Club and Zion Lutheran Church. Survivors include his wife of 59 years: Bonnie (Babic) Myllykoski; children: Jeniffer (Paul) Fovargue, Ken B. (Theresa) Myllykoski, Mark (Lorraine) Myllykoski and Kristina (Tom) Vliek; grandchildren: Jillian Vinecourt, Maggie Fovargue, Holly, Eric and Claire Myllykoski, Max and Jack Vliek; great-granddaughter: Evelyn Myllykoski, and sister: Joyce (John) Conroy. Preceding Ken in death are his parents: Jack and Naomi Myllykoski and brother: Dennis Myllykoski. A private family service will be held at Mentor Cemetery. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Mentor, OH. The family requests contributions may be made to Finnish Heritage Museum, 301 High St, Fairport Harbor, OH, 44077. Please offer condolences at www.brunners.com.
Kenneth J. Myllykoski, age 80 of Mentor, passed away Wednesday October 13, 2021 at Hillcrest Hospital, Mayfield Heights, OH. He was born March 28, 1941 in Painesville, OH. Ken had a successful career in the fire service with progressively growing... View Obituary & Service Information
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