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Kenneth Andrew Fogelstrom

Obituary for Kenneth Andrew Fogelstrom

December 15, 2018
West Bloomfield, Michigan

Loving Son, Husband, Father, Grandfather and Brother


Kenneth Andrew Fogelstrom, 58 of West Bloomfield, Michigan, formerly of Ft. Wayne, Indiana died peacefully at his home in West Bloomfield on Saturday, December 15, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Ashma Saxerna. Ken was born in Ft. Wayne on August 18, 1960, the beloved son of Kenneth Loren and Mary Ellen Counsel Fogelstrom of Wallingford, CT. He had resided in Ft. Wayne for most of his life, and had lived in West Bloomfield for the past two years. From a young age he had a strong interest in magic, and was a member of Fellowship of Christian Magicians and Society of American Magicians. He graduated from Paul Hardy High School in Ft. Wayne, and received his degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University. Ken worked for Navistar and other transportation manufacturers for most of his working career. He has several patents including as the inventor of the automatic tire pressure sensor, and later an automatic tire pressure sensor that was temperature resistant. He was also the owner/operator of i-magicnation, an online magic supply store. Ken was the loving father and single parent to three young children. After his children were grown, Ken met and married Ashma Saxena, his engineering colleague and best friend. She inspired him, and cared for him during his battle with cancer. In addition to his wife and parents, Ken is survived by his three children, Bradley Andrew Fogelstrom and Kristen Marie Shubert and her husband Andrew of Ft. Wayne, and Lori Renee Largent and her husband Matthew of Knoxville, TN, one sister, Amy Chai and her husband Toby of North Haven, CT, and two grandchildren, Ethan and Natalie Shubert. He was predeceased by one granddaughter, Haley Shubert. Ken's family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, December 21st from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Washington Memorial Funeral Home, 4 Washington Ave., North Haven, CT. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Cheshire Hillside Cemetery, Cheshire, CT

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