Kenneth C. Dary

Kenneth C Dary

Kenneth C. Dary, age 94, of Oregon, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. He was born on Dec. 6, 1927, in Madison, Wis., the son of Merwin and Myrtle (Cook) Dary. Kenneth married Donna Jacobson on July 16, 1950, at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church.

Kenneth served in the U.S. Navy. He worked as a meat cutter for Oscar Mayer retiring in October of 1981. Kenneth and his wife, Donna, ran the A&W in Oregon for 11 years after his retirement from Oscar Mayer.

Kenneth loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed working in his yard, watching birds, and appreciated the beauty of flowers. He also enjoyed camping and travelling. His favorite destination to travel was out west.

Kenneth is survived by his wife, Donna; two children, Barb Mueller and Jon (JoAnn) Dary; two daughters-in-law, D’Laine Dary and Beth Dary; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; many nieces and nephews; and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his two sons, Jeff and Kim Dary; son-in-law, Bryan Mueller; three brothers; two sisters; and his parents.

A memorial service will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 1150 Park St., Oregon, at 12 noon on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Agrace HospiceCare for all of their compassionate care given to Ken and his family. Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson Oregon
Funeral & Cremation Care
1150 Park Street
(608) 835-3515