Kenneth W. Laursen
SENECA FALLS - Kenneth W. Laursen, 69, of Stevenson St., Seneca Falls, NY, passed away on Saturday (April 15, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y. Family and friends may call from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday (April 23) at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls. Committal services, with military honors, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday (April 24) at Sampson Veterans Cemetery, Route 96A, Romulus, NY. If desired, contributions may be made to Beverly Animal Shelter, River Road, Waterloo, NY 13165. Ken was born in Geneva, N.Y. on June 1, 1947, the son of the late Walter & Norma Jensen Laursen. He had resided most of his adult life in the Seneca Falls area. He had served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and had worked as a truck driver for Agway in Geneva, NY. Ken enjoyed camping & fishing as well as NASCAR, being a big fan of Dale Earnhardt. He also was a big Pittsburgh Steelers fan and known for being a big jokester. He loved animal especially his cats. His Danish Heritage made him a "Proud Viking." He is survived by his wife, Valerie Hansen Laursen of Seneca Falls, whom he married on July 5, 1980; three daughters, Shannon Laursen of Geneva, Miranda (Jef) Collier of Jordan, Jaclyn Laursen of Seneca Falls; two grandchildren Mason Russ & Myles Atkinson; two sisters, Carol Sineck of Florida, Vickie (Dan) Cramer of Florida; one brother, William Laursen of Florida several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Ken was predeceased by one brother, Bobby Laursen. Please consider leaving a condolence and lighting a candle in memory of Ken at doranfuneralhome.com.
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