Thomas McKee

Thomas Joseph McKee, 58, of Lansing died July 11, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Visitation will be held Saturday, July 26 from 1-2 p.m. at Mount Hosmer in Lansing. A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, July 26 at 2 p.m. at Mount Hosmer in Lansing. Burial will be at a later date.
Thomas was born March 10, 1956 in Waukon to Richard and Evelyn (Knopf) McKee. He attended Immaculate Conception Catholic Elementary, St. George Catholic High School and Kee High School.
Thomas worked on the railroad for Milwaukee Road and also worked over the road as a truck driver for the oil industry in Texas and the boilermaker industry for many years. He also constructed fences for many farmers in northeast Iowa. Thomas enjoyed foosball, croquet, playing many different card games and the board game “Risk”.  He also loved spending time deer hunting, searching for morel mushrooms and watching western movies. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with friends and family.
Thomas  is survived by his siblings, Carolyn Russell of Mazomanie, WI, James McKee of Lansing, Rita (Bruce Clark) McKee of Tomah, WI, Roy (Mary) McKee of Lansing, Robert (Diane) McKee of De Soto, WI and Donald (Anita Loveless) McKee of Lansing. He is also survived by his aunt and uncle, Rosemary and Cyril Knopf of Lansing, and many nieces and nephews. Thomas was preceded in death by his parents and his good friend, Dixie Plagge.
Condolences may be left at Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Lansing is in charge of arrangements.