Milestones, Obituaries


MARICOPA, Ariz. – Ken Atherton, 69, passed away on April 5. at home in Maricopa. He was born on October 11, 1951, to Myrtle Reil and Kenneth Atherton in Hardwick.

Ken grew up on a dairy farm on Branch Road in Craftsbury. He moved to New Hampshire for a number of years to start his career. He returned to Craftsbury, where he enjoyed visiting with his neighbors and friends.

Ken is survived by his beloved wife of 33 years, Susan; his son, Donald Atherton; his siblings, Shirley and her husband, Don Nelson; and Larry Atherton and his wife, Linda; his grandson, James; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his brother Woody and his sister Kerry.

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