Kenneth D. McKee, 79
Easton Kenneth Dean McKee, age 79, of Easton, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Nov. 12, 2018 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester following a stroke suffered on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. A funeral service was held Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Open Doors United Methodist Church in Wells, Pr. Chris Leistra officiated. Visitation was one hour prior to the service at the church on Saturday. Interment was at Lura Township Cemetery in Lura Twp., Faribault Co. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells assisted the family. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.brussheitner.com
Kenn was born Jan. 26, 1939 the son of Joseph and Marcella (Klenk) McKee. He graduated from Wells High School with honors. Kenn married Carolyn Anderson on Sept. 28, 1958 in Wells. Kenn was employed by Del Monte Corporation in San Francisco, California, retiring as Production and Budget Planning Manager at age 51, after 31 years of service. Kenn enjoyed being the treasurer of Keicker Homeowner’s Association, Supervisor of Lura Township Board, and previous treasurer of Lura Cemetery and TEAM.
Kenn is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Marcella McKee; son, Brad McKee.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn McKee, of Easton; brother, Keith (JoAnn) McKee, of Marshall; daughters, Barbara (Dave) Michelsen, of Clayton, California, Brenda (Joe) Kozak, of Pittsburg, California, Beth (Mike) Matheny, of Pittsburg, California; grandchildren, Angela Mead, Jennifer (Mitch) Rudnick, Alisa Kozak, Brian Michelsen, Danielle (Brian) Styskal, Andrew and Tyler Matheny, Delaney and Derek McKee; great-grandchildren, Kaitlynn and Logan Mead, Emma Okland, Luke and Sierra Styskal and Grayson Rudnick; many beloved nieces and nephews.
Kenn’s family wishes to extend our sincere gratitude and appreciation to the medical staff at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato and Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Mary’s Campus in Rochester.