Kevin J. McKee

March 16, 1953 ~ April 9, 2015 (age 62)


Kevin J. McKee, age 62, of Leaf River passed away on Thursday April 9, 2015 in his home. He was born on March 16, 1953 in Burlington, IA to Lawrence and Bettie (Tucker) McKee. He was a long time resident of the area and graduated from Pecatonica High School in 1971 and attended Rockford College. Kevin was a US Army veteran who then worked in construction, banking, and as a title examiner. He was a lover of music especially playing the piano and harmonica. He is survived by his children, Zack (Crystal Gann) McKee of Leaf River and Kara (Joe Tassoni) McKee of Lake Summerset; siblings, Sean (Danata) McKee of Shannon, IL, Lisa (Rick) McKee of Oquawka, IL, Jeana (Kevin) Wells of Davis, IL, and Erin (Mike) Steinhauser of Orangeville; grandchildren, April McKee, Mara McKee, and Jaden McKee; great grandchild, Braelyn McKee; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother and sister. A memorial service will be held for Kevin on Tuesday April 14, 2015 at 7:00 PM at the Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 506 W. Merchant Street in Byron with Rev. John Wesley Lee of Faith United Methodist Church of Freeport officiating. Visitation will be held the same day from 5:30 until the start of service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family.


Tuesday April 14, 2015 5:30 - 7:00 PM Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron

Memorial Service:

7:00 PM Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home in Byron

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