MESA — Kenneth Alexander "Ken" Ehle, 88, died on June 17, 2022.

Mr. Ehle was born in Bad Axe, Michigan, to Norris M. and Kathryn E. Ehle on Sept. 1, 1933. In 1945 he and his family moved to Casa Grande from Michigan. He worked for Pacific Guano. He met his beautiful future wife, Barbara Ann Wilson, in Casa Grande, and they were married on May 23, 1953. They moved to Mesa in 1963.

Together they had Steve Ehle, Tim Ehle, Linda Ehle Burns, Julie Ehle Mehan, Amy Ehle Robinson and Lauri Ehle Kralman. He is also survived by 22 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Riley, and his oldest son, Steve. He and Barbara enjoyed 69 years of marriage and they were an example of what marriage should be. Anyone lucky enough to spend time with them would feel their love and commitment to one another. He was devoted to his family and friends.

Celebration of life at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at Cornerstone Church, 4248 E. Broadway Road in Mesa.

Donations in his name may be sent to: Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island, New York 10306, or


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