SHANNON – Kenneth J. Alexander 73, of Shannon, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 8, 2019, at home.
Ken was born Sept. 10, 1945, in Freeport, to Kenneth and Shirlee (Meyers) Alexander. He graduated from Shannon High School in 1963.
He graduated from NIU in 1969, where he received his B.A. in mathematics and computer science; post graduate studies and was NASD licensed, Series 63, 6 and 7.
Ken owned and operated Alexander Tax Service in Mount Carroll, and was a member of the Rotary Club and the Masons.
Survivors include his sisters, Georgia R. Alexander and Alexis (Rich) Etchberger; two nephews, Kris (Brenda) Etchberger and Ryan (Carissa) Etchberger; one niece, Jodie (Josh) Day; five great-nephews, Jacob Reuscher, Tyler Etchberger, Jayden and Jordan Day and Tayden Etchberger; and two great-nieces, Karlee Etchberger and Dasia Etchberger.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents, Ken and Shirlee Alexander; and niece, Stephanie Etchberger.
A memorial service was Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Bethel United Methodist Church in Shannon.
Burial of ashes will take place in Shannon Cemetery.
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