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Robert E. McKeon


1916 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Robert E. McKeon Obituary
ROBERT E. MCKEON Bob McKeon was a thirteen year resident of Colorado Springs and died peacefully at home. He was born in Mason City, Iowa, but lived most of his life in Minnesota and North Dakota where he owned Eagle Roofing and Siding Company for over 40 years. Bob performed as a combat platoon leader in France and Germany under the command of General George Patton in World War II and was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge. In 1946 he was discharged as a 1st Lieutenant. Bob was a lifetime member of Lions International and believed in a life of service to others. He loved the game of golf and spent a lot of time at the Country Club of Colorado, playing until he was 96 years old. Bob was preceded in death by his son Patrick and wife Lucy. He is survived by his two daughters Nancy (James) Moline of Greenville, South Carolina and Connie (David) Solon of Colorado Springs. Step-son Steve (Lois) Brodale of San Diego, CA. Step-Daughter Pam (Peter) Lana of Chico, CA. Grandchildren: Jenny (Steven) Ervin, Patti (Kenneth) Metcalfe, and Jonathan (Holly) Moline, Jason, Luke, John (Kolsie), and Katie Colemand, Sara and Emily Solon, Nicole and Genalee Lana. 16 great-grandchildren with 2 on the way. Bob was a great story teller, loved to tell jokes, and had a wonderful sense of humor.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Aug. 27, 2013
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