John "Jack" Patrick McKay, Delavan, WI (1931-2014)

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

March 12, 1931 - February 16, 2014

John "Jack" Patrick McKay, 82, of Delavan, died Sunday, Feb. 16 2014, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Milwaukee. John was born March 12, 1931, in Ironwood, MI, the son of Belmont McKay and Victoria Deitz. He married Dora L. Cartwright Jan. 15, 1955, in Portsmouth, VA. John served in the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Michigan Tech University in Houghton, MI. John worked for General Electric as an engineer and with Arnold Engineering Corp. for over 23 years. Hewas a member of St. Andrews Catholic Church.

John is survived by his wife, Dora of Delavan; two sons, Michael McKay of Anchorage, AK, and Charles McKay of Lake Geneva, WI; two daughters, Rev. Michele (Gary) Sisk of Darien, and Teresa McKay-Severt of Milton, WI; three brothers: Ray (Lee) McKay of Florida, Jim McKay of So. St. Paul, MN, and Mike (Eve) McKay of Colorado Springs, CO; one sister, Victoria Diego of New Mexico; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at ST. ANDREWS CATHOLIC CHURCH with the Rev. James Scheurman officiating. Burial with full military rites will follow in St. Andrews Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the BETZER FUNERAL HOME. A Luncheon will follow burial services at Harvest Point Church in Delavan.


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