73, a lifelong resident of Bayonne, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2017. Kenneth was a proud US Navy Veteran serving as a Hospital Corpsman for 4 years during The Vietnam War. He was a member of The US Chess Federation, The US Judo Association, and honored to be a Certified High School Official in five sports: football, basketball, swimming, softball, and baseball. Affectionately known as Mr. O, he was a Jersey City High School Teacher for 36 years, six of which were spent as the History and Science Dept. Coordinator at Ferris High School. Kenneth was married to the love of his life Barbara (nee: Beck) and father to their children: Kevin C. Odenwalder, Denise Gurbisz (Edward), Keith Odenwalder, and Karl Odenwalder, as well as being father to Lauren Duckworth (Alex) and Kevin E. Odenwalder (Rosa) from a previous marriage; and grandfather to Kyle, Eddie, Erika, Vivian, Asha, and Jeremy. Surviving Kenneth are his mother Helen (nee: Orosz), sisters Diane and Linda, and a host of other family members and friends. MIGLIACCIO Funeral Home, 851 Kennedy Blvd.