Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents, Jasper and Gertrude Hasler, his first wife, Marjorie Davies Hasler, his brothers James and Frank, and sisters Bernice Foster, Bea Crohn, Carrie Daniels and Kathleen Fiscus.
He is survived by his second wife, Betty Hasler; daughters Marica Hasler and Joyce Clinkenbeard (Gary), son Brian Hasler (Maggie McShane), grandchildren Elisa Halpin (Ty), Kristin Clinkenbeard, and Hugh, Harry and Rowan Eileen Hasler, and great grandson Sam Halpin, all of Indianapolis; and stepsons Roger (Neva) Owens of Greenwood and Steve (Sally) Owens of Terre Haute, three step grandchildren and four step great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sisters Dorothy Wampler of Ellettsville and Betty Dean of Bloomfield, and his brother Leland Hasler of Newberry.
Kenneth was born near Taylor Ridge in Greene County. He served his country in World War II in the United States Army in North Africa and Italy. He worked for 21 years as a correctional officer at the U.S. Federal Penitentiary in Terre Haute and as a full time farmer.
Kenneth was kind, caring, quick to lend a hand to those in need, and loved his family. He enjoyed reunions with the Hasler Family and the occasional practical joke. All who knew him loved him and will miss him greatly.
Visitation will be at the Cox Funeral Home, located at 218 South Meridian Street in Jasonville, Indiana two blocks south of the stoplight from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday, May 23.
The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 24 with visitation beginning at noon. The Rev. Ray Dyer will officiate, with burial to follow at Lebanon Cemetery with military graveside rites.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Alzheimer's Association of America or to the Riley Children's Hospital.