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Kenneth “Ken” A. Iller, 78, of Hampstead, died Mon., July 5, 2010, in the Derry Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Derry.

Mr. Iller was born February 6, 1932, in Chicago, IL, son of the late Alvar K. and Elva C. (Abrahamson) Iller. He was raised on a farm in Bennington. Ken then lived in Malden and Melrose, MA. He graduated from Malden High School and then from Bentley College, Waltham, MA, with a degree in accounting. He enjoyed spending his summers at Angle Pond in Sandown.

Ken worked as an accountant for Tucker Anthony on State Street in Boston, and then for Seaboard Flour, LLC., in Chestnut Hill, MA. Being a highly organized person who was great with numbers, he also prepared taxes. He had been an active member in the Fidelity Lodge A.F.&A.M. in Melrose, MA. Ken also had served as an elder and treasurer for the First Presbyterian Church in Haverhill, MA. He enjoyed bluegrass, jazz and Dixieland jazz music and going to music festivals. He was also a baseball fan and had coached his sons when they were young. Ken was a NASCAR fan. He loved birds, enjoyed the outdoors, and spending time in nature.

He is survived by two sons, Kenneth C. Iller and his wife Cheryl of Raymond, Keith Iller and his girlfriend Brenda Torres and her daughter, Marissa Major, all of Londonderry; his former daughter-in-law and caregiver, Gail Iller of Sandown; four grandchildren, Craig, Cody, Kristin, and Erika Iller; his brother, Donald P. Iller of Bloomfield Hills, MI; and by two nieces, Karen Zuhlke of Lavonia, MI and Donna Mancuso of Lake Bluff, IL.

His funeral service was held on July 10,at the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, Derry. Burial was in the Lakeview Cemetery, Hampstead. Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, 145 Main Street, Plaistow, NH 03865. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  July 16, 2010
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