January 8, 1937 – December 10, 2021 Dr. Kenneth Alfred Branch, 84, of Newport Beach, California, passed away peacefully on December 10, 2021 at his home in Newport Beach. Dr. Branch was born January 8, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan, to parents Kenneth Alfred and Edith Marie Branch. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School in Minneapolis, MN. in 1962. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a Medical Officer from 1962 to 1965. After his Honorable Discharge from the Air Force he was employed by Kaiser Permanente Medical Group as a Family Practice Physician in Riverside, CA where he practiced medicine for over 25 years. Kenneth was an avid bridge player, golfer and dog lover. He was a loving father and grandfather and will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Christopher Wiley of Alpine, CA; son and daughter-in-law, Scott and Jolene Branch of Tomah, WI; daughter Kristina Branch of Las Vegas, NV; son and daughter-in-law Mark and Ciara Branch of Washington and five grandchildren: Zachary Wiley of Houston, TX, Ashley Wiley of Nashville, TN, Aidan and Collin Branch of Tomah, WI and great grandson John Wiley of Houston, TX. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Edith Branch, his first wife Sandra L. Branch, his second wife Linda L. Branch and his daughter Heidi N. Branch.