"Concerned with the General Welfare of the Deaf of Iowa"

Kenneth "Ken" Wayne Eurek

June 29, 1949—June 21, 2018

In loving memory of Kenneth "Ken" Eurek.

Ken was born June 29, 1949 in Loup City, Nebraska to Tom and Helen Eurek.  He attended Nebraska School for the Deaf and graduated there.  He eventually attended Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C.

He passed away on June 21, 2018, and went to be with God.

Ken is survived by his wife, Diana of 42 years, daughters, Sophia and Alice, son, Calvin, daughter in law, Elaine and grandson, Aaron, Three brothers, Ernie, Dave, Frank, and sisters in law, Lorraine, Janet and Maryann and many nieces and nephews.

Ken was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was a member of St Mary's Cathedral Church. He taught Physical Education at Colorado School of the Deaf and Blind and American Sign Language at University of Colorado at Colorado Springs for many years.

Ken was a Deaf Olympian several times.  His specialty was badminton.

Ken was known for his smile, generous heart, compassion, kindness and joking manner. He was incredibly thankful for the love of Family, Friends and his relationship with God over the years.

A celebration of his life was held last Friday July 6, 2018 at 2 pm at St Mary's Cathedral, 22 W Kiowa St Colorado Springs Co.

Thanks to The Gazette and Karen Weverka for the information.


Updated June 30, 2019