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Kevin J. McDonough, 56 of Plumas Lake, California formerly of Dubuque passed away on December 24th, 2018 at his mother’s home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, December 29th, 2018 at St. Joseph Church, Key West with Rev. Rodney Allers officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery with full military honors by American Legions Post #6. Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Leonard Funeral Home & Crematory, 2595 Rockdale Road where a rosary will be said at 3:45 p.m.
Kevin was born on September 1, 1962, son of Francis “Mac” and Janice (Martin) McDonough.
He was educated at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Key West, Wahlert High School (Class of ’80), and Iowa State.
After some unfulfilling jobs, Kevin found his home in the U.S. Air Force. He served for 22 years and was stationed in many locations: San Antonio, TX, Las Vegas, NV, Salt Lake City, UT, and the countries of Korea, Quatar, Equador, and then Germany for 6 years before returning to the States in 2003. He retired from Beale Air Force base in California with the rank of Master Sargent (E7) in 2011. He then worked as a civilian contractor at Beale until his illness made it impossible to work.
He married Pok Sun Cha, in Roy, UT on April 23, 1997.
He is survived by his wife Pok Sun and step-son Alex Enroth, both of Plumas Lake, CA, his mom Jan, his sister Colleen (Bill) Pasnik of Dubuque and Kelly (Dr. Phil) Davis of Chanhassen, MN and their children Jensina and Nathan Davis. Also surviving are uncles Lou McDonough, Bill McDonough, and aunts Mary Grant, Virgine (Dick) Johnson, and Connie McDonough, all of Dubuque, and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father Mac in 2014, grandparents C.J. & Anna McDonough and F.A. & Marcella Martin, aunts and uncles Jack & Frannie McDonough, Gerry McDonough, Loras Grant, Tom McDonough, Rita McDonough, and Jim & Judy Rettenmeier.
Memorials made be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Key West, or Mary’s Inn Maternity Home.
The family wishes to thank the Hospice nurses, Sara & Stephanie, for their great care and concern for Kevin and his family at this difficult time. Also, many thanks to our relatives and friends for their prayers and other acts of kindness. We could not have gotten through this situation without you.