Kenneth Paul Laurent, 89, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Ken was born January 16, 1933, in Algoma, Wisconsin to John and Laura (Wautlet) Laurent. Ken was preceded in death by his sister Judith Bawcom, brother Thomas Laurent, and daughter Candice Pittro. He is survived by his wife Geraldine (Richmond), his children Michael (Cheryl) Laurent, Todd (Sukura) Laurent, and Michelle (Michael) Quinlan; a sister, Patricia (Thomas) McCauley, four grandchildren, Justin (Lindsey) and Joshua Laurent, Wyatt and Wade Quinlan, and three great-grandchildren, James, Lillian, and Landon.
The viewing on Wednesday, June 29th, 5:00-7:00 pm and a memorial service on Thursday, June 30th, 11:00 am will both be held at Messinger Indian School Mortuary, 7601 E. Indian School Road, Scottsdale, Arizona. The burial with special military honors will be held at the National Memorial Cemetery, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Arizona, following the service at 12:30pm.