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Leonard J. McKee

December 4, 1945 ~ February 22, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Leonard McKee Obituary

Leonard J. McKee, 77, died February 22, 2023, at home in Lenexa. He was born December 4, 1945, in Elizabeth, NJ, to Dr. Leo F. and Lillian (Leonard) McKee. Leonard graduated from Chase County High School and attended Emporia State University. He was a brakeman and conductor for BNSF for 41 years before he retired. Leonard was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Lenexa and St. Anthony Catholic Church in Strong City. Leonard proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting items and reading.

On January 21, 1967, he married Terri Roberts at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Strong City. They shared 56 years of marriage.

Leonard is survived by wife, Terri of the home; daughters, Lenae (McKee) Cammisano , of Raymore, MO, Leah McKee of Shawnee; grandchildren, Carli Cammisano, Giana Cammisano, Will Cammisano and Dylan Tilley.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Strong City. Burial will follow in St. Anthony Cemetery with military honors being conducted by Fort Riley Honor Guard. Memorial donations may be made to St. Anthony Catholic Church, in care of Brown-Bennett-Alexander Funeral Home PO Box 220, Cottonwood Falls, KS 66845.

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Services

Mass of Christian Burial
Tuesday
February 28, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church (Strong City)
Cottonwood St
Strong City, KS 66869

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