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John D. McKenzie

December 28th, 2019

John D. McKenzie was born July 11, 1941 in Chicago Illinois.  He retired in Justice Illinois.

John served 4 years in the United States Air Force as a Senior Airman. He received a Good Conduct Medal in 62’ and was a proud veteran. He was a member of the VFW and loved attending functions.   He was a manager for Ace Hardware Warehouse until he became disabled.

John was a huge sports fan and loved the Chicago Bears.   He was an avid bowler and has bowled a perfect 300 game. He was very philanthropic donating to numerous charities each month.  He loved listening to audio books, Frank Sinatra and Neil Diamond. Even though he had some disabilities later in life, he remained independent and proud. He always took care of his children and grandchildren and always reminded them that they are Clan McKenzie. 

John D. McKenzie passed away on December 28, 2019 in Chicago at the age of 78 years.

He is survived by his Loving Son Donald McKenzie and his wife Patty McKenzie and their child Jason McKenzie, Loving daughter Deborah Ann Arzate and her children Ryan Arzate and John Arzate, Dear sister Ruth Langedyk and her husband Rick Langedyk, and their children Tracy, Chris, and Kim, Dear step brother Edward Zuranski.

Deceased will be missed by all who knew him.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the V.F.W.

A Veterans Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at 10:30AM at the Houston National Cemetery, 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77038  

Date of Services: January 22nd, 2020


Sorry for your loss. My family shares in your pain.

Submitted by Jeffrey M Chiniewicz on January 14th, 2020

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