DeJohn Funeral Homes and Crematory
Call 24 hours: (440) 516-5555

Kenneth J. Jevnikar Sr.

KENNETH J. JEVNIKAR, SR. age 75, former husband of Mary Baldrey; beloved father of Kenneth, Jr. (wife Donna), Robert (Kristine Vosecky), Thomas (wife Annette), James (wife Tobi), Joy Bialosky (husband Robert), Laura Skowronsky (husband Anthony) and Steven (wife Kristen); devoted grandfather of David, Jill, Benjamin, Amanda, Sarah, Lauren, Ryan and Evelyn; cherished son of the late James and Frances (nee Verbic); dearest brother of the late Rosemary Yanosky (husband Joseph, deceased); dear brother-in-law, uncle and great-uncle of many. U.S. Army National Guard Veteran.

Ken was born in Cleveland on January 13, 1944 and passed away peacefully in Burton, Ohio on September 2, 2019. He was a resident of Mentor-on-the-Lake for the past 15 years, and previously lived in Chesterland. Ken was a member of Divine Word Catholic Church, and he proudly served in the U.S. Army National Guard. Ken graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1962 and attended Ohio University. He worked in inside sales for a manufacturing company. Ken was an avid Cleveland Indians, Browns, and Cavs fan, and he also liked golf. Ken will be remembered as a very loving, patient man with a great sense of humor. He was devoted to his family, especially his grandchildren, and he will be greatly missed.

Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10 AM at Divine Word Catholic Church 8100 Eagle Road, Kirtland, OH 44094. Cremation following by DeJohn Crematory. Burial will take place at a later date at All Souls Cemetery. Family will receive friends to pay tribute to and celebrate the life of Ken at THE DeJOHN FUNERAL HOME & CELEBRATIONS CENTER OF CHESTERLAND 12811 CHILLICOTHE ROAD (Rt. 306, just south of Mayfield Rd.) FRIDAY 2-4 & 5-8 PM.

Send Flowers in Memory of Kenneth J. Jevnikar Sr.

Offer Condolence for the family of Kenneth J. Jevnikar Sr.

Print This Obituary & Condolences Print This Obituary & Condolences

Condolence Messages

  1. Joy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. May he R.I.P.

  2. May his soul rest in peace. Love to his wonderful family

  3. Laura,
    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time.

  4. Joe & Dolores Bright

    To the family of Ken Jevnikar, Senior
    We are sorry to hear of the passing of your Father and Grandfather.
    May God’s mercy bring you comfort in knowing Ken’s suffering is over. Prayer offerings at this very sad time.

  5. Dear Laura – I am so very sorry for your loss. You are a very special daughter and you were there with him all the way. He was loved. You and your family are in my heart.
    Deb Williams

  6. Ken was my good friend for many year. We would take walks almost every day and go to dinner. We had many talks and would try and make each other laugh. Even when I knew he was feeling poorly he would ask how I was doing. He was a very good man and loved his children. I will miss him a lot.

  7. Laura,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

  8. Jim and I send our prayers and thoughts to the Jevnikar family.

    May Gods blessings be with you at this most difficult time.

  9. Francine Zuchelli Wilson

    So sorry for your loss. Ken and I were classmates at St. Williams school for many years. May the Rest In Peace.

  10. Joy…please accept my heartfelt condolences for the loss of your loved one. I will keep you and your family in prayer.

  11. Pierrette Sahlani

    Laura-May your dad rest in peace. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  12. Dear Laura:
    Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of you dad!
    You and your family are in our prayers!

  13. Rob, I am sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts.

    Lori Clark

  14. We are deeply saddened by your loss and you are in our hearts and prayers.
    Inis & family

  15. Very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  16. Very sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Your memories live forever

  17. Jenien Jevnikar Beach

    To the Jevnikar Family, I send my deepest sympathy in the loss of your Father & Grandfather and my cousin, Ken. I grew up with him so many years ago, what fun. He will be missed. From this awesome video, it was apparent that he truly loved his family, how wonderful! I hope your memories will hold you up. You had great parents. You are so blessed. May he rest in peace without pain anymore. May you all be at peace knowing that he loved you all so much.
    God Bless you all.
    Your cousin, Jenien

Leave Your Condolence