Ken passed away on December 29, 2019 at his home at Carter Lake with his family by his side. He was born on July 24, 1942 in Chicago, IL to Peter and Anne Brauchler. Ken was in the Navy from 1959-1963. He served on the Yorktown CVS-10 and the Paul Revere. He moved with his family to CO in 1970. Ken retired from QWEST in 2003 and was a Telecom Engineer. He is survived by his wife Joan, daughter Laurie, son Brian, granddaughter Talia, grandsons Jason and Ryan, and 4 great grandchildren. Ken will always be remembered as a kind, loving, and gentle soul. He was much loved and will be greatly missed.