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Robert E. McKee

August 15, 1939 July 9, 2020
Robert E. McKee
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Obituary for Robert E. McKee

FITCHBURG - Robert E. McKee, age 80, of Fitchburg, passed away on Thursday, July 9, 2020, at Agrace HospiceCare. He was born on Aug. 15, 1939, in Madison, the son of William E. and Florence A. McKee. Robert graduated from Verona High School in 1957. On Sept. 6, 1958, he married his high school sweetheart, Janet Dahlman in Monona, Wis.

Robert worked at Hults / Thorstad for 15 years. He was a fleet supervisor at GTE / Verizon for 30 years prior to retiring. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and golfing, but most of all he looked forward to family vacations in Door County.

Robert is survived by his wife of 62 years, Janet; daughters, Donna (Roger) Sorenson and Cheryl (Tom) Chanos; son, Rob (Sherry) McKee; grandchildren, Anna (Bob) Schmitz, Michael Sorenson, Eric Chanos, Melanie (Gage) Maurer, Alexa Chanos, and Trey and Owen McKee; great-granddaughter, Hazel Rae Schmitz; sisters, Elizabeth Rotar and Barbara J. McKee (Richard Rocha); and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, William E. McKee; mother, Florence A. McKee; and brother, William F. McKee III.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at GOOD SHEPHERD PARISH AT ST. JOSEPH CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1905 W. Beltline Highway, Madison, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, with Father David Carrano presiding. A private burial will be held at Resurrection Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church from 9 a.m. until the time of the Mass on Wednesday. Please expect to wear a mask and observe social distancing. Family and friends wishing to attend via live stream may do so by visiting Bob’s obituary on the Gunderson website and following the live stream link.

Special thanks to the caring staff at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dementia/Alzheimer’s Alliance or to Agrace HospiceCare. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.

"Go rest high on that mountain, son, your work on earth is done."

Gunderson Fitchburg
Funeral & Cremation Care
2950 Chapel Valley Road
(608) 442-5002

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

15

Jul

9:00 AM 7/15/2020 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/15/2020 11:00:00 AM
Good Shepherd Catholic Parish at the St. Joseph Church (Madison)

1905 W. Beltline Hwy.
Madison, WI

Good Shepherd Catholic Parish at the St. Joseph Church (Madison)
1905 W. Beltline Hwy. Madison WI
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday

15

Jul

11:00 AM 7/15/2020 11:00:00 AM
Good Shepherd Catholic Parish at the St. Joseph Church (Madison)

1905 W. Beltline Hwy.
Madison, WI

Good Shepherd Catholic Parish at the St. Joseph Church (Madison)
1905 W. Beltline Hwy. Madison WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

2705 Regent Street
Madison, WI 53705

2705 Regent Street Madison 53705 WI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's and Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin

517 N. Segoe Rd., Ste. 301
Madison, WI 53705

Agrace HospiceCare

5395 E. Cheryl Parkway
Fitchburg, WI 53711
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