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Hallard “Bud” McKiness

June 9, 1927 - July 26, 2021

Hallard “Bud” McKiness Hallard “Bud” McKiness
  • VISITATION
    August 6, 2021 | 3:00 to 8:00 P.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Funeral
  • August 7, 2021 | 9:00 A.M.
  • Yurs Funeral Home
    405 E. Main Street
    St. Charles, Illinois 60174
  • Burial Location
    River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, Illinois

Hallard “Bud” McKiness, age 94 of South Elgin, IL completed his final journey home to be with his Lord July 26, 2021 the birthday of his late daughter Stacy.  He was born June 9, 1927 in St. Charles, IL to Andrew and Barbara McKiness.

Bud served his country in WWII and was called to serve again in the Korean Conflict. After his service to his country Bud worked at Oatman’s Dairy in Aurora until 1967.  He became a Kane Country Sheriff ’s Deputy and retired after 29 years of service. He enjoyed his retirement years spending time with his grandchildren. Bud enjoyed hunting, fishing and many trips to Colorado with his children and grandchildren into his nineties.

He is survived by his children: Robin “Rob” McKiness, Rick (Wendy) McKiness, Randie (Donna) McKiness, Donna (Dave) Beckman, 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, brother Jack (Viola) McKiness, and sister-in-law Dolores McKiness.

He was preceded in death by his wife Marilyn, daughter Stacy Olesen, sister  Helen McKiness, brother Robert “Oral” McKiness, and sisters; Doris (Jack) Wallingford, Frances McKiness.

Visitation will be 3-8:00 P.M. Friday, August 6, 2021 at Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Funeral Service will be 9:00 A.M. Saturday, August 7, 2021 a Yurs Funeral Home St. Charles. Burial will be at River Hills Memorial Park, Batavia, IL.

 

Condolences


james Caulfield from Orange beach, AL

"To the whole McKINESS family condolences and prayers . bud was fun to be around ( most of the time 😜) I worked with Bud for many years, but not running traffic 😎 Bud was 💯👮‍♀️ , 💯🇺🇸 Many great memories"


Amy Blacksmith from Batavia , IL

"Sending prayers to the family. Hal was a great man, a great cop."


Don Shaw from West Palm Beach, FL

"God Bless and keep Mr. McKiness and his family. I am sorry for your families loss."


Jan Ward-Duenas from Independence , MO

"RIP Bud. You were a good man, enjoyed working with you oh so many years ago."


Dean Holste from Aurora, IL

"I remember Bud when he brought in his DWLS, Revoked, etc. He was a character. He loved being a cop and making peoples' day! Condolences to all of his family."


Mel Ellis from Geneva , IL

"My condolences to the McKiness family. Those of us who worked with Bud will certainly never forget the experience. RIP Brother in Blue."


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