Kenneth E. Susdorf, 77 of Kouts, entered Heaven on Wednesday, September 27, 2023. He was born June 25, 1946, in Valparaiso, to Francis “Joe” and Ruby (Adams) Susdorf. Kenny proudly served in the United States Army, where he was stationed in France. Kenny was a member of the Kouts Christian Church, where he served as an Elder and enjoyed singing and playing guitar on the worship team. He was a generous and caring man who also volunteered with the VNA Hospice for many years. In Kenny’s life, his family was his whole world. Time spent taking camping trips, playing cards, and family gatherings brought such joy to Kenny. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather who will be dearly missed.
On June 28, 1969, in Valparaiso, Kenny married the love of his life, Cindy Ames, who survives, along with their daughters: Karen Susdorf and Becky (Chad) Morris; grandchildren: Nathaniel (Amanda) Susdorf, Alec Morris, and Mercedes Morris; great-grandchildren: Jack and Abby Susdorf; brother, Francis Susdorf, Jr.”Lefty”; and sisters: Anne Fields, Sandy (Carl) Albertson, and Susie Carpenter. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Kouts Christian Church, 208 S. Polland Ave., Kouts, with a funeral service beginning at 12:00 p.m. May he rest in peace.


I have great memories of the Susdorf house while growing up. Ken was always kind and laughing. He will be missed. -Rebecca Witkowski 

Kenny was my Sunday School teacher growing up. On occasion, I’ve thought about those times throughout the years. I appreciated his dedication to volunteering his time to invest in my life. -Travis Huber 

We went to church for many years with Kenney and his family. We knew them as good Christian family and appreciated them very much. We wish them God's comfort and Our condolences, -Garry and Lois Bucher 

No matter where or what was going on, Kenny always had a warm smile or beautiful laugh when seeing us. Was always sincere and heartwarming. Blessings to you Cindy and family. Am sure you will have many loving memories. -Barbara and Mel Haman 

Sorry to hear of Bro Ken passing. I knew him since high school and rejoiced when he repented and became a Christian. We pray that U are comforted to know he has a new body and a unbelievable home with Jesus. -Glen and Sandy Heinold 

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