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Obituary for Christopher George Kegel

Christopher George Kegel, passed away on Tuesday, February 7th 2017 at his home, surrounded and lovingly supported by his family and friends. He was born on the Spring Equinox, March 21st, 1953 as the first born to George and Audrey (Winter) Kegel.

Chris was preceded in death by his parents, George Kegel and Audrey Bethe and his sister Melissa Verhein and his sister-in-law Margaret Kegel.

Chris is survived by his children Noel (Katie), Julian (Stephanie), Amelia and Tessa and their mother, Jane Lukic. Chris is further survived by his wife, Mary and her children, Clare (Oscar Patterson) Connolly and Margaret Connolly.

In addition, Chris is survived by his brothers Bill (Carol), Jerry (Jane), Ed (Karen), Dave and Ralph; and his loving nieces, nephew, aunts, uncles, cousins and numerous other relatives.

Services will be held this week at the parish where Chris was baptized 63 years ago:

St Matthias Catholic Church
9306 W Beloit Road
Milwaukee WI 53227

Celebration of Life
Friday February 17th, 2017
Visitation/Reception from 3 – 6:45 PM
Presentation at 7 PM

Funeral Mass
Saturday, February 18th, 2017
10:30 AM

In lieu of flowers, a tax-deductible donation can be made to the Chris Kegel Foundation. The foundation has been established by the family to continue Chris’ commitment to improving lives by providing greater access to bicycling.

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3:00 PM - 6:45 PM
St. Matthias Church

9306 West Beloit road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53227





7:00 PM
St. Matthias Church

9306 West Beloit road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53227

Mass of Christian Burial




10:30 AM
St. Matthias Church

9306 West Beloit road
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53227

Memorial Contribution

Chris Kegel Foundation


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