Kenneth H. “Ken” Hulsman

Kenneth H. “Ken” Hulsman, age 70 of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 12:02 a.m. CST on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

Ken was born in Huntingburg, Indiana on August 23, 1947 to Cornelius L. and Gertrude R. (Klem) Hulsman. He married Susan K. Kalb on September 25, 1971 in St. Anthony Catholic Church.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran, 1st Calvary Airmobile Division, who served in the Vietnam War 1967-1968 and was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a member of the American Legion Post #493, the VFW, and the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 77.

Ken was a Quality Control Manager who worked in the Furniture Manufacturing Industry.

He enjoyed amateur radio, cooking, woodworking, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.

Surviving is his wife, Susan Hulsman of Jasper, three sons, Jason M. Hulsman (Andrea), Jasper, John R. Hulsman (Nicole), Bretzville, and Justin C. Hulsman (Alana), Jasper, eight grandchildren, Jackson Miller, Harrison and Lillian Hulsman, Anna, Grace, and Samuel Hulsman, Jackson Gamble, and Everett Hulsman. three sisters, Kathleen Laake (Dennis), Carterville, IL, Rita Long (Anthony), Boonville, IN, Theresa Fritz, Belleville, IL, one brother, Michael Hulsman, St. Anthony.

Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Thomas Hulsman.

Funeral services for Kenneth Hulsman will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper with burial to follow in Jasper Enlow Cemetery. The Jasper VFW Post #673 will conduct military gravesite rites.

A visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday , December 8, 2017 at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, IN. The Disabled American Veterans Post #77 will conduct a memorial service at 6 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

Condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com