Date Created: 06/01/2017
Last Updated: 07/09/2017

In loving memory of Ken Safer
9/1/1946 - 5/22/2017

Location: Fremont, California

Visits: 17,786

Ken Safer, 70, passed away on May 22, in Fremont, CA. He grew up in San Lorenzo, and graduated from Arroyo High School, class of 1964. He joined the Navy and operated heavy equipment with the SeaBees, serving in Chu-Lai, Vietnam, in 1966. Upon his return, he worked for the Kaiser quarry, in Niles Canyon. A resident of Fremont's "Twenty-Nine Palms" neighborhood, he was likely recognized "hot-rodding" his 1956 Ford Crown Victoria through the 1970's.

His friends knew him for his passions and competitiveness. He enjoyed fishing, and could be found with his family on the ocean, a lake, or by a stream; he was proudest of his 56.5 lb. king salmon. When he wasn't fishing, he was focused on his other great passion, which was building and flying remotely controlled replica WWII aircraft, and competing at local & national events, where he won multiple awards.

He is survived by his wife, Millie, son Joe (Shannon), daughter Wendy (Brandon), two grandchildren, his mother, Gladys, brothers, Don and Jim. A small service will be held at his favorite fishing port, September 16.


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#1: Shannon Safer Signed: Friday, June 02, 2017 at: 12:19 AM

#2: Ollie and Arlene Andrews (We love and miss you Uncle Ken!) :( Signed: Friday, June 02, 2017 at: 1:00 AM

#3: Love and miss you! ?Misty & Dominic Signed: Sunday, June 04, 2017 at: 12:59 AM

#4: Thank you for all the love and memories Ken. You will be missed. Blue skies and tailwinds forever my friend. Stacy Signed: Sunday, June 04, 2017 at: 1:23 AM

#5: Dad, thank you for all your love, patience, and understanding. I love you, Wendy. Signed: Sunday, June 04, 2017 at: 2:46 PM

#6: Don Safer Signed: Sunday, June 04, 2017 at: 3:34 PM

#7: Diane Hoxeng Signed: Sunday, June 04, 2017 at: 8:21 PM

#8: Howard, Terry, & Clayton Tucker Signed: Sunday, June 04, 2017 at: 11:49 PM

#9: Millie Safer I love you, and I miss you Signed: Monday, June 05, 2017 at: 11:23 AM

#10: Come see me when you can, Millie. Love Dad Signed: Tuesday, June 06, 2017 at: 10:59 AM

#11: Jason Popper So sad to hear, the RC community lost a legend! Signed: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 at: 4:05 PM

#12: I still miss you , LOVE MILLIE Signed: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 at: 11:01 PM

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