Kenneth J. Rerko

Class of 1962

In Memoriam

Below is the death notice of Kenneth Rerko, Class of 1962. Brother of the late Andrew Rerko, Class of 1953 and the late Ronald Rerko, Class of 1956. Father of Justin Rerko, Class of 1995. Please keep the Rerko family in your prayers.

Kenneth J. Rerko, 79 of Bucyrus passed away on Wednesday September 13, 2023 at Altercare of Bucyrus. Kenneth was born November 23, 1943 in Lakewood OH to the late Andrew and Mary (Schwartz) Rerko. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several siblings.

Kenneth is survived by wife Carole (Plush) Rerko as well as son Justin Rerko of Virginia.

Kenneth grew up in Lakewood Ohio where his family has owned the Elmwood Bakery for multiple generations. He graduated from St. Edward High School in Lakewood and moved to Bucyrus 15 years ago from the Cleveland area.

At the family’s request there will be no formal services. Expressions of sympathy can be left at

Posted on: September 13, 2023

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Kenneth J. Rerko

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