Kenneth Harvey Piel, 73, of Topeka, formerly of Paxico, died Sunday at Stormont-Vail Healthcare. He was a life-long resident of the Paxico area.
Ken was born Nov. 4, 1940, in McFarland. He was the son of William and Josephine Meinholdt Piel. He attended local schools and graduated from Paxico High School in 1958. He then served in the United States Army Reserve.
Ken was a farmer and stockman on his farm east of Paxico. He also worked for AB Hudson Ranch, Lietz Construction, Newbury Township, and Wilsey
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