NORMAN — Kenneth James Velfling was born to Frank and Florence (Garrow) Velfling on May 7, 1957, in Cadillac, Mich. He departed this life on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at Norman Regional Hospital at the age of 56.
Kenneth had resided in the Norman and Noble area since moving from Colorado in 1990. He attended school in Michigan.
Kenneth worked as a driller in the oil field during his working years. On Feb. 7, 1994, he and Linda Nunally were united in marriage.
Kenneth enjoyed riding his motorcycle, fly fishing, spending time with his grandchildren, riding four wheelers and go-karts.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Cathy Miller, and two grandchildren, Zachary James Velfling and Bradley Wayne Welch.
He is survived by his wife Linda of the home in Norman; four daughters, Talaina Willis, Tasha Munger, Jennifer Gallagher and Teresa Gallagher; two brothers, Frank Velfling and Douglas Velfling; four sisters, Anne Huzenga, Janice Velfling, Cheryl Griffin and Brenda Slagle, and 14 grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Tribbey House of Worship, 101 Julia Ave., Macomb, OK 74852. The family will hold the service.
Norman Transcript, Thursday, June 13, 2013