SALEM - Kenneth G. Theiss, 68, of Salem, died at 3:05 a.m. Monday, April 23, 2012 at his home.
He was born Jan. 13, 1944 in Salem, the son of the late George and Mary (Filp) Theiss.
Before his retirement, Mr. Theiss had worked in the Service Department for 30 years at Sears in Salem. He was a 1963 graduate of Salem High School and was a member of the Ham Radio Club in Salem.
He served with the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany.
Survivors include his wife, Christina (Lapin) Theiss, whom he married Oct. 10, 1995; son, Kenneth J. (Marie) Theiss of Jacksonville, Fla.; stepson, Richard Davis of Leetonia; daughter, Susan (Albert) Theiss-Kelleher of Deltona, Fla.; a sister, Judy Beam of Salem; and two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Erik.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Joe Peters officiating. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be Hope Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Patient Advocate Foundation, 421 Butler Farm Road, Hampton, VA 23666 or Alliance Hospice, 855 S. Sawburg Road, Alliance, OH 44601.
This obituary may be viewed and condolences sent online at www.starkmemorial.com.