Kenneth L. Mazmanian, 74, passed away on Thursday at Ridgewood Care Center. He was born in Waukegan, Illinois on November 14, 1942, and was the son of the late Armand and Mazzie (Nee: Topalian) Mazmanian.
Ken was employed by AT & T for forty four years, retiring in 2004. He was a longtime member of St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church. He volunteered for Habitat for Humanity helping build homes in Armenia. Ken had a passion for aviation, photography, automobiles and skiing. Ken loved traveling the world making trips to Egypt, Jordan, Cuba, New Zealand, Peru, Africa and Croatia.
He will be dearly missed by his children, Sarah (Sean) Kelly of Libertyville, IL, Michael (Stacey) Mazmanian of Milwaukee; his grandchildren, Gavin and Braeden Kelly, Matthew and Andrew Mazmanian; brother, Ronald (Jan) Mazmanian; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church with Reverende Avedis Kalayjian officiating. Relatives and friends are welcome to meet with the family for visitation on Tuesday at 10 a.m. until the time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers memorials to EAA Young Eagles program have been suggested.