ARUNDEL — Kenneth Harland King, 87, of Arundel, died Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014 at his home.

He was born June 12, 1927 in Portland, a son of Harland and Alma (Guilbault) King. From birth, he was raised by Mathilda and Odilon Turgeon in Biddeford.

He attended St. Joseph’s School and was a graduate of St. Louis High School.

Kenneth served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and in the Army during the Korean Conflict.

In the 1950s, he owned and operated the Lake View Lodges in Waterboro. He later worked at WestPoint Pepperell in Biddeford and retired from Morningstar in Kennebunk after 18 years there.

On Sept. 15, 1973, he married Catherine Doris Sevigny at St. Mary’s Church in Biddeford. After four years of marriage, they moved from Waterboro to Arundel.

Kenneth had been a volunteer in the Meals on Wheels program.

He was preceded in death by: a brother, Richard King of Westbrook; and a sister, Sandra Baker of Dover, New Hampshire.

He is survived by: his wife of 41 years, Doris King of Arundel; a nephew, Aine Baker of Lyndonville, Vermont; and an “adopted son,” Bruce Boutet of Monmouth.

There will be no visiting hours. Private burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Biddeford. To share condolences online, visit