WONDER LAKE – Luther C. McKinney, 82, of Wonder Lake, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, in Barrington.|
He was born June 29, 1931, in Dallas Center, Iowa, the son of the late Stonewall and Avis (Deitrich) McKinney. He was united in marriage in 1950 to Gloria Edson in Rockford.
Mr. McKinney proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958. He received his doctorate degree in law from the University of Illinois and served as senior vice president and general counsel for Quaker Oats for many years.
He was of the Lutheran faith and enjoyed farming, shooting and artillery.
Mr. McKinney is survived by his beloved wife, Gloria; his loving children, Beth and her husband, Mark, of Woodstock, Karyn and her husband, Jeff, of Bellingham, Wash., and Scott of Hebron; and his cherished granddaughter, Laura of Chicago.
The visitation will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m., with the memorial service following the visitation, Saturday, Aug. 24, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Luther's name to Lakeview Specialty Hospital and Rehab, 1701 Sharp Road, Waterford, WI 53185. Call 262-534-7297 for information.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.davenportfamily.com.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-459-3411.
Published in the Northwest Herald on Aug. 22, 2013