Shadbolt, Kenneth

Kenneth E. Shadbolt, 79, of Morenci, Mich., died July 17, 2020, at his home.

He was born on May 2, 1941, in Medina, Mich., to John and Gertrude (Wolffe) Shadbolt. He married Lynne Frantz on Dec. 3, 1977, in Morenci, and she survives.  

He was a member of the Morenci Eagles, Adrian Moose and the Masonic Lodge.  Kenneth enjoyed golfing and bowling, but perhaps most of all, attending all Morenci High School sporting events—especially the ones his grandchildren were in. He also ran the chains at Morenci football games.

In addition to his wife, Ken is survived by daughters Bobbie Jo (and Patrick) Muldoon and Madonna Rose Swimmer; sons Orlin Swimmer, Michael (and Lori Wegner) Shadbolt, and Jeffrey (and Amy) Shadbolt; 21 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and former spouse, Linda Shadbolt.

He was preceded in death by his parents; step-parents; sisters Beatrice Baker, Barbara Giminez, Shirley Andrews and a sister in infancy; brothers Duane and Bobby Shadbolt; a grandson, Dominic Travioli; and a daughter-in-law, Carlette Swimmer.

Cremation will take place. The family will plan a memorial service at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. 

Arrangements were handled by Eagle-Marry Funeral Home in Morenci.