Kenneth J. “Ken” Cromer of Hermiston, Oregon was born on November 16, 1946 in Walla Walla, Washington to parents, Joe and Alberta Weed Cromer. He died on May 12, 2019 in Hermiston, Oregon at the age of 72 years. Ken was raised and attended schools in Hermiston, Oregon, graduating from Hermiston High School in the class of 1965. He enlisted in the United States Navy in 1968 and served for 3 years during the Vietnam War until his honorable discharge in 1971. Ken had a painting and drywall business for many years. He was united in marriage to Sally Peatow on December 21, 1991 in Hermiston, Oregon. Ken enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and working around his home.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years: Sally Peatow; sons: Greg and Douglas Cromer; daughter: Kimberly Cromer Adkins; sisters: Lenielle Starrett Sloan, Connie Joy Cromer Powers & Marcia Cromer Schneidmiller; brother: Brian Starrett; 3 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Ken was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of life service with military honors will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at Burns Mortuary Chapel, Hermiston, Oregon.
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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements.