Kenneth “Ken” E. Robbins,83, passed in the comfort of his own home. Born October 19, 1939, in Perry, OK, born to Charley and Jessie (Hill) Robbins.
Kenneth married Jeanette ZumMallen on May 29, 1960 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Okarche, Oklahoma. They were married for 63 years. Ken worked in the material handling business in Edmond, OK before moving to Blue Springs in 1981 to work with Lely Manufacturing. In 1984, Ken opened his own business, Circle K Manufacturing, Inc. He was in business for over 30 years – shipping all over the country until retiring Sept. 2001.
Ken graduated from Central State College (Now, Central Oklahoma University), Edmond OK. He was a member of Peace Lutheran Church and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Edmond, OK where he was an elder and held many other church offices. Since moving to Blue Springs, he was a member of Timothy Lutheran Church in Blue Springs, MO.
Ken was a devoted husband and father of two children. He loved fishing, bowling, horseshoes, puzzles, playing pool, cards, dominoes, and taking care of his well-manicured lawn. He enjoyed Bible study and sports. He was a coach for a youth bowling league. He also coached a youth baseball league for eight years. He helped start the famous Timothy Steak Burger stand. He enjoyed going to various school events that his grandkids participated in – such as volleyball and football.
Kenneth leaves behind his beloved wife, Jeanette. His son, Larry Robbins and his wife, Linda of Edmond, Oklahoma and his daughter, Jeanne Peve and her husband Brian of Blue Springs, Missouri. Ken also leaves behind two grandchildren, Tucker Peve of Blue Springs, Missouri and McKenzie Peve of Bentonville, AR. Ken was preceded in death by his parents.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Timothy Lutheran Church of Blue Springs. Memories of Ken and words of comfort for his family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday, May 25, 2023, at the Timothy Lutheran Church in Blue Springs. The funeral service will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., immediately following the visitation at Timothy Lutheran Church in Blue Springs. Pastor John Otte will be officiating, followed by a Committal Service and burial at Blue Springs Cemetery in Blue Springs, MO.