March 10, 1928 – November 22, 2013 Ken left us and was reunited with the love of his life, and wife of 61 years, Betty (nee Mueller) on November 22, 2013. Ken was 85. He was the beloved and cherished father of Debbie (Jim) Pierce of Wauwatosa and Cindy (Brian) Meier of West Allis, whom he lovingly called “The Wardens”. He was greatly loved and admired by his grandchildren, Chris Pierce, Dan (Leah) Pierce, Becki (Joe) Lucchesi, Zack (fiance, Lauren Muschinske) Pierce, and Abbi Pierce. Loving great grandfather of Willow Pierce. Ken is further survived by two brothers, Edward and Richard Wallner, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. Ken was retired from Honeywell, and was a proud Marine. He enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles, scratch off lottery tickets, and traveling up north. He always had a smile and had a joke. He was devoted to and deeply loved his family and will be greatly missed. Do not weep, Ken would want to be remembered with smiles, laughter and love. Semper Fi Private services will be held for the family per Ken’s wishes. ;