Kenneth Charles Broad

August 30, 1944 ~ February 8, 2018 (age 73)

Kenneth C. Broad, 73, of Ann Arbor passed away February 8, 2018 at home of an apparent heart attack.

Ken was born in Traverse City on August 30, 1944 to the late Delbert and Louise (Getchell) Broad. He graduated from Traverse City Central, Class of 1964 and obtained his Master’s degree from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant in 1968. Ken’s love of travel took him to many countries around the globe and most recently enjoyed the friendship and travel excursions of the Ski Club of Ann Arbor.

Surviving are his brother, Jerry Broad of Alpena; sister, Shirley Broad-Kratt of Jackson; Jeremy Irwin, a boy he loved as his own; many cousins; nieces and nephews.

Ken was preceded in death by a nephew, Scott Broad.

There will be a memorial service to celebrate Ken’s life at the Church of the Good Shepherd UCC in Ann Arbor at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018 with Pastor Jessica Joslin officiating. A reception for family and friends follows the service. A separate memorial service will be held in Traverse City later this spring/summer. Memorials may be made to a charity of your choice.