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Kenneth A. Clankie

March 11, 1960 ~ September 30, 2021 (age 61)


Kenneth A. Clankie, 61, of Rockford, IL passed away peacefully Thursday, September 30, 2021 due to cancer.

Ken was born on March 11, 1960 in Rockford, IL to Percy Clankie and Linda Barber. Ken was a lifelong resident of Rockford and prided himself on being a “Recycler”.

Ken is survived by his children, Heather O’Connor (Tremaine Berry), Levi O’Connor (Briana Nordheim), and Kenneth (Amber) Fidder; grandchildren, Kai  Berry, Ella Fidder, and Elizabeth Anderson-Fidder; siblings, Marcia (Gary) Askegaard, Doris (Mark) Landolt, Tracy (Richard) Clark; step-brother, Mark Barber; best friend, Mark Harwick, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents.

Ken’s humor will be remembered by all. 

A special thank you to OSF Hospice, and all of their caring staff.

As wished, he will buried at Willwood Burial Park, next to his father. A memorial service will be held Spring 2022 by family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.




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