Michael P McKune age 68 of Dixon died Tuesday March 13, 2012 in his home. He was born Aug. 24, 1943 in Dixon the son of Peter and Yvonne (Rinehart) McKune. He had been a pressman for the Dixon Telegraph and the Sauk Valley Newspapers form 1966 until his retirement in 2005. He was a member of St Patrick Catholic Church and served in the Navy from 1961 to 1964. He had also played trumpet with Rex Flach and his band.
He married Sandra Farley July 3, 1965 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Philadelphia, PA.
He is survived by his wife Sandra, a daughter Kathleen Ann Sarver of Dixon, 2 granddaughters Kaylin and Calianne, his father of Dixon, and a brother Dan (Kathy) McKune of Chicago, IL
He was preceded in death by his mother.
Funeral services will be held on Friday March 16, 2012 beginning with a 9:30 prayer service in the Jones Funeral Home in Dixon followed by a 10:00 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St Patrick Catholic Church in Dixon with the Rev. John Gow officiating. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens with Military honors by the combined veterans group. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at the Jones Funeral Home with a scripture service at 7:30 PM. A memorial has been established.