Kenneth B. Hohnstein

July 13th, 1939 – July 8th, 2018


image of Kenneth B. HohnsteinKenneth Hohnstein, our much loved husband, father, and grandpa passed away peacefully Sunday July 8th, 2018 in Kirkland, WA at the age of 78.

Ken lived a fulfilling life devoted to family, strong in his faith of God, dedicated to his careers, and expressing his immense love of those close to him.  He will always be loved and forever be missed.

18 Responses to “Kenneth B. Hohnstein”

  • Ron P. says:

    My Uncle,Father-figure and mentor. He has finished his journey. I know where he is and look forward to our reunion some day.

    Love you Uncle K!………….. Ronny.

  • Marlyce says:

    Kenny, I have always loved him as a dear brother. His generosity and encouragement to me an my family will never be forgotten.
    Love from “Seester”

  • Debbie Hohnstein says:

    Ken was amazing. I only got 8 years with him, but they couldn’t have been more perfect. We made each other laugh every day. He was intelligent, funny, thoughtful….he was my divine gift from God. We were both grateful God put us together. I got the better deal, he was more than I ever would have hoped for in a partner. Ken was living proof of God’s ridiculous generosity to me. I love you Sweetheart.

  • Bob and Jane Schneider says:

    Ken has been a very good friend and the best man in our wedding 51 years ago. We will miss him very much.
    Love Bob and Jane

  • Debbie Hohnstein says:

    I only got 8 years with Ken, but they were an amazing 8 years. Loving, generous, affectionate, funny; couldn’t have been better. We made each other laugh every day. Honey, you were my divine gift from God, and living proof of God’s ridiculous generosity to me. I love you Sweetheart. Always.

  • Cheryl Hohnstein says:

    He was an amazing brother…the best big brother a girl could have. I will miss him greatly. Being a Christian, I have the assurance I will see him again in heaven.

  • Linda Dunshee says:

    I met this amazing man 10 years ago when I started my friendship with his beautiful daughter Heidi. Through those years our friendship grew and I spent a lot of time with Ken while caring for Heidi during her illness. Walking in the door of his house I always heard a “Hi Hon” along with the biggest hug. The friendship with Ken and Deb continued to grow and I always looked forward to my time with them. He was a man of incredible integrity and gave enormous love to those around him. He was so full of wisdom and had so many stories that I loved to just sit and listen too. He will be so missed by the Dunshee family as he had become family to us. I’m so thankful for the time we had with him and thank God for bringing him to our lives

  • Martin Rupert says:

    I have known Ken from the very first days of our lives. We could see each other’s house through our back fence and bedroom windows. He was the best man at our wedding in 1967. Through all of these many years, we never had a bad moment. We had not always kept in constant contact or lived close to one another, but there was no doubt that we were always friends! Family was everything to Ken, and Ronnie and I sympathize with all of you who are his family and his everyday close friends. We all know that he was one of the good ones! I am sorry to have to say goodbye to Ken, but I think he lived his life to the fullest and he is in a good place now.

  • Nick Galando says:

    Ken was a good friend and more like a brother to me. He was a great example of a strong Christian man. I will miss him dearly. See you up yonder. Love you Bro.

  • Bill Krohn says:

    I have known Ken since grade school and have always considered Ken to be a very special friend. He was the nicest friend I’ve known and will forever be missed. He experienced some tragic losses in his life and was fortunate to have found Debbie these recent years.

    You are missed, dear friend, God Bless, Bill

  • Bill Krohn says:

    I have known Ken since grade school and have always considered him to be one of my very special friends. He was one of the nicest guys I have known and he will be forever missed. He experienced some tragic losses in his life and was fortunate to have found Debbie these recent years. You are missed, dear friend.

  • Dick Leonard says:

    Kenny was a good friend of mine high school friend rally squad teammate you we miss all use a gentle giant, my deceased wife that he was the cream of the crop as I do He will be missed by all these text to our hearts rest in peace Ken love Dick Leonard

  • Dick Leonard says:

    Kenny was a very good man a good high school classmate and a good team member on our rally Squad we had a lot of fun together even my deceased wife had the highest regards for Kenny of all. Myfriends you’ll be missed hope to seeyou up in heave Dick and Boo Boo

  • Linda Robertson says:

    I had the pleasure of working with Ken almost 50 years ago. He was the district sales manager in California for a regional airline and I was his secretary. He was a wonderful boss and FUN. Of course, he was quickly promoted and moved on to a larger district. We lost contact until recently when my husband and I moved to the Northwest and were able to re-establish our friendship through emails and eventually met for a reunion dinner on the coast near Seattle. It was a wonderful evening and my husband and I are so grateful for the time we were able to spend with Ken. We kept invited Ken and Debbie to visit us in Salem and spend some time in our guest house but after reading all of the messages from his many friends, I realized he just didn’t have enough time to share with everyone. We were so eager to meet Debbie because he always told us what a wonderful person she is. We are so sorry for this tragic loss, Debbie, and hope to meet you in person soon. Wyn and Linda Robertson

  • John Ohm says:

    I can only confirm every thing that has been said in praise and love. My wife Gail and i will miss him but know he is in heaven where he belongs.

  • Lyle Dugger says:

    I’m saddened and sorry to hear about Ken’s passing but glad to hear that knew God and we(all old classmates @ Jeff)will miss him a lot;he was a class act.God bless and we shall meet again.

  • Gosia Phan says:

    I met Ken many years ago. I will miss you Ken, you were such a blessing to me. My life wouldn’t be the same without you in it. I will cherish the many memories and never forget your big smile. Ken knew how to live his life in faith, thru faith. He was taken from us all way too soon. He was a man of integrity, great wit, compassion and great love for life which he lived it to its fullest. And now that he’s gone I know he has found a place right where he belongs, in heaven with God. May you Rest In Peace Ken. I will miss you.

  • Libbi McBride says:

    Oh Ken, how we loved your warm smile and great hug every time we saw you- holidays, family bbq’s, and those Seahawk Sundays! It has been a wonderful experience knowing you and so grateful you and Debbie had each other. Much love to an incredible person.

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