Sitzes, Kenneth Percy Lee

September 21, 1938 ~ December 20, 2019

SITZES, Kenneth Percy Lee – Age 81 passed away Friday, December 20, 2019 at his home in Oil City. Beloved Husband of Barbara Sitzes for 54 years. Loving father of Brian (Cynthia), Kevin (Bonnie), Wanda (Randy) Peer. Grandfather of Austin, Kyle (Sarah Harkness), Courtney, Brayden, Carson. Survived brother of Norm (late Wilma) Sitzes and sister Lila (Ernie) Calhoun and in-laws Les (Debbie) Davis, Ken (Dot) Davis, Marguerite (Richard) White, Connie (late Lee) McDonald. Predeceased by parents Stan and Vinnie Sitzes and siblings Norma Sitzes, Elsie Harris, Olive Boyes and Leta Sitzes. Remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Ken was a member of Lambton Shrine Club – Mocha and Motor Corp, a Past Master of Alexanda-Inwood Masonic Lodge No. 158.

Masonic Service
A Masonic Service will be held by Alexanda-Inwood Masonic Lodge No. 158 on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 1:15pm.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, BRIGDEN on Sunday, December 22, 2019 from 2-5 pm.

Funeral Details
Funeral service will be held on Monday, December 23, 2019 at 10:00 am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Oil Springs Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Shriners Hospitals for Children (cheques only) or St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia.

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  1. Barb and family….just hearing of Ken’s passing today on Jan 16/20….Ken was my 1st fastball coach in Bantam when i played for him and Frank Vlcek at Enniskillen Twp Park in 1973….he was very patient and encouraging for me when i had trouble hitting the ball and praised me for wanting to be “the catcher” on our team when nobody else wanted to play that position…sorry for your loss Barb because KEN WAS A NICE MAN!…. and i also want to say thanks to you for being so helpful when all my kids were born at C.E.E hospital in Petrolia in 1983,1986 and 1987…sorry i wasn’t able to be there for you at this difficult time but i’ll never forget how blond and cute your 3 kids were when i met Ken… You and Ken had just built your new house in Oil City when i used to see them paying in the yard on my way to the ball park….hope you and your family are doing reasonably well…Bernie Baillargeon,Windsor,Ont

  2. Barb , Brian, Kevin , Wanda and families .
    So sorry to be just hearing the news of Ken’s passing . We want to let you know we are thinking of you all through this holiday season . Enjoy your many warm memories .

  3. Sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. Will surely be missed by all who knew him.
    Our heartfelt condolences.
    Dave Madeliene Drope and family

  4. Barb..Brian Kevin Wanda and families. My heartfelt sympathy to everyone..So many memories many times shared with our families..he will be missed.He leaves us with a treasure of memories to draw from and friends to support one another
    So thankful Gerry ,myself and our family had Ken to travel this journey with us .Hugs..Love Prayers

  5. To Brian’s family. So sorry for your lost are prayers is with you, Cynthia ,your mom, sis and brother

  6. For Wanda, Randy, Brayden and Carson and Family:
    Our thoughts are you during this difficult, as you will feel the loss of your father and grand father. May the memories and love be cherished during this difficult time and always be with you. For all of you and your family,you will be in our thought . From Becky Ben and Andrew Mousseau

  7. Barb and families. So sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. I have many years of fond memories and chats. Thinking of everyone. Doug , Hayley and Emily.

  8. Very very sorry to hear of Kens passing Barb.. My condolences to you and your family.. Ken always had a great smile .You are in my thoughts and prayers

  9. Sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. Thinking of you in your time of sorrow. May the memories outlast the pain of grief.

  10. To the Sitzes family,
    So sorry to read about the passing of Ken. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.
    Michael and Cathy

  11. Barb and family we’re so sorry for your loss my years of working with Ken at the drum plant brought back many memories

  12. To all the Sitzes Families , so sorry to hear about Ken. Ken was a well known man and will be missed by so many. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Love Always Ron and Maureen Bailey , Holly and Tim ,Tyson , Mason Strangway , Greg and Kelly , Harper and Cooper Bailey xoxo

  13. Barb ,Brian,Kevin and Wanda,,growing up sharing the same back yard ,Ken and Barb were like second parents to me growing up ,somehow i always called him screwball and his name for me wuz gizmo ,a true mentor, will never forget camping and fishing trips over the years ,to all the Sitzes famiily we’ve lost a good one ,,sorry for your loss ..
    RIP; Ken ;he left a positive impression with anyone he ever met ,thanx

  14. Dear Barb and family, so sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

  15. Barb and family.
    Sending love, hugs and out deepest sympathies at this sad and difficult time .
    Gail & Ted Gravelle

  16. Barb and Family: So sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. Kerry and I will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers through this difficult time. We will miss our cheery neighbour very much.

  17. Barb and family, So very sorry to hear this news. Ken was such a great man, always friendly and a smile for everyone. Keep memories close to your heart. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time. You have our Deepest Sympathy.

  18. To Barb,Spike,Brian,Wanda and family,I am truly sorry to hear about Ken.he was a second father to me since as long as I can remember,and I will miss him dearly.he was the best..sending alot of love to you guys.

  19. Barbara and family, so sorry to hear of Ken’s passing. I will always remember the days you and Ken gave us girls a ride to the dances at Florence. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. REST in Peace Ken 🙏🙏