Viewing will be held Wednesday May 13, 2020 from 4-7 PM at Vondel Smith Mortuary at South Lakes. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Southern Hills Baptist Church, 8601 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73159
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Kenneth Paul Uffen passed away peacefully after a short battle with cancer on Saturday, May 9, 2020 in his home in Oklahoma City. Born December 6, 1937, to Melvin George and Christine Vaughn Uffen in Jennings Louisiana. Ken graduated from Chickasha High School where he met his first love, Dawn Elaine (Weston) Uffen. He served in the US Navy for two years, before they married on December 27, 1958 in Chickasha, OK. They were married for 55 years before she passed in 2013. Ken served in the Oklahoma City Police Department for 22 years, retiring as a Lieutenant, and then working for OG&E.
Ken married his new love and best friend Doris Simpson Uffen on November 27, 2015. They were thankful to laugh each day, spend time with family, travel, and watch their Sooners sports. Doris has three daughters, Kathy Hamrick, Jackie Johnson and Robin Petschel, who Ken loved dearly.
Ken is survived by his wife Doris Simpson Uffen, son Bryan Scott Uffen of Bellevue, NE, daughter Kristi Dawn Boren of Tuttle, OK, grandson Jason Lee Boren and his wife Katie, granddaughter Sherrie Dawn (Boren) Smith and husband Matthew Smith, son Stephen Paul Uffen and his wife Rhonda Lynn (Phillips) Uffen of Oklahoma City, grandsons Jesse Paul Uffen and Matthew Phillip Uffen, his brother Melvin Glen (Jack) Uffen and his wife Barbara Uffen, and four great grandchildren. His parents Melvin George and Christine Vaughn Uffen, grandchild Peter Stephen Uffen, son-in-law Donald Gene Boren and his wife Dawn Elaine Uffen preceded him in death.