Kenneth Regula Brenneman

| October 25, 2016

Kenneth R Brenneman OBIT PICWEST LAFAYETTE – Kenneth Regula Brenneman, age 75, of West Lafayette, went to be with the Lord on Friday, October 21, 2016 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s .

Kenneth was born on June 28, 1941 in Coshocton to the late Dan and Mildred (Regula) Brenneman. He was in the 1959 graduating class of West Lafayette High School and then he went on to attend Ohio State University. On September 4, 1965, he married Ruth Shearrow, who survives. Throughout his life, Kenneth worked in sales; he retired in 2009 after spending 13 years as an employee at the Coshocton Wal-Mart. Kenneth was a member for many years at the West Lafayette First Baptist Church and then more recently attended the Fresno Bible Church. Kenneth was an avid fan of the Cleveland Indians, OSU football, the Cleveland Browns, and the Ridgewood Generals. He enjoyed spending his time in his many vegetable and flower gardens over the years. Kenneth was also very family-oriented and loved spending time with his grandkids.

Along with his wife, Ruth, Kenneth is survived by two sons: Danny (Tami) and  Andy (Jen) Brenneman; five grandchildren: Jacob, Danika, Jarrett, Evelyn, and Zander Brenneman; a sister, Mary Ann (Don) Slaughter, two nieces, Dawn Cameron and Kelly Reed, two nephews, Don Slaughter and Phil Shearrow, and a sister-in-law, Virginia Shearrow.

Along with his parents, Kenneth is preceded in death by his daughter, Amy, his niece, Kim, his brother-in-law, Raymond Shearrow, and his mother-and-father-in-law, Catherine and Boyton Shearrow.

Per Kenneth’s wishes, he was cremated. A memorial service was held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Fresno Bible Church at 11:30 a.m. with Pastor Chris Cutshall, Pastor Randy Stull, and Reverend David Holwick officiating. Calling hours were held at the church prior to the memorial service from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. A private graveside service will be held at a later date.

For those who wish, contributions can be made to the Fresno Bible Church, 24629 SR 93, Fresno, OH 43824, the Coshocton County Animal Shelter, 21755 TR 164 Morgan Run Rd., Coshocton, OH 43812 or to the donor’s choice of charity.

An online memorial can be viewed at

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