Kenneth R McLearen
September 1, 1951 – August 15, 2019
Kenneth R.McLearen, age 67, of Chicago, passed peacefully on August 15, 2019, with his loving family at his side.
He is the loving son to the late Robert and Luella McLearen; loving husband for 45 years to Sheila; proud father to Shannon (Brandon) Irwin and Kenneth (Elise) McLearen; cherished "Pa" to Jason, Bailey, Olivia, and Jordan; beloved brother to Thomas McLearen, James (the late Aynne) McLearen, and Pamela (David) McCollum; brother-in-law to Jack (Felicia) McGrury, Wai (the late Wan) Ow, and Lin Yee (Keith) Wohlers; Uncle Ken to many nieces and nephews and good friend to many.
Ken is a 1969 graduate of St. Rita High School. He will be remembered for his unsurpassed quick wit and sense of humor. He was a favored bartender at AmVets Post 192 in Bridgeview. Ken was an accomplished guitar player, and played in many bands in his younger years, and later in his golden years. The family will be comforted knowing the fun and loving memories he gave them.
Visitation will be Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 3:00-9:00 pm at Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral home (10727 S. Pulaski Rd.; Chicago, IL 60655). Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 11:00 am at Andrew J. McGann & Son Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in St. Casmir Catholic Cemetery.
- Visitation Tuesday, August 20, 2019
- Funeral Service Wednesday, August 21, 2019
- Interment Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Kenneth R McLearen
August 23, 2019
It was with great sadness that I learned of Ken’s passing; Please accept my Heartfelt condolences. It was his sense of humor that my time at St. Rita tolerable.
August 22, 2019
I love you, Dad. Kenny and I are missing you. ❤️
August 19, 2019
I'll miss you my friend, Ken. No words can express my sadness that you're gone. I know you're at peace in heaven and seeing your loved ones, I know Ron is waiting for you too, and smiling.