Michael Joseph McKenna, 81, of Brookville died on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Hospice of Cincinnati at Blue Ash, Ohio.
Mike was born in Chicago on December 24, 1940 to John and Ruth Slattery McKenna. He graduated from St. Rita of Cascia High School in Chicago and graduated from the University of Akron with an associate degree. Michael married Kathleen Sternad on February 2, 1975 in Cleveland. Mike was employed as an engineer for 45 years retiring on June 30, 2004.
Mike is survived by six children: Dr. Peter McKenna ( fiancé Karine) of Ohio, Annie (Glenn) Gnagy of Ohio, David (Crystal) McKenna of Texas, Elizabeth MacDowell of Ohio, John (Piper) McKenna of Arizona, and Tim McKenna of New Mexico; eleven grandchildren: Katie, Brynn, Maren, Maggie, Michael, Emily, Isabel, Megan, Shannon, Jack and Bob. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Kathleen, who died on June 20, 2021.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Holy Guardian Angels Oratory, 405 US Highway 52, Cedar Grove, Indiana, with Father Vincent Lampert officiating. Friends may visit at the church from 11:00 a.m. until time of the Mass. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
For more information, share condolences or sign the online guest book, please go to www.cookrosenberger.com. The Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home Staff is honored to serve Mike’s family.