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Keith "Mac" L. McCluskey

May 5, 1935 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 86)


Keith L. “Mac” McCluskey, 86, Rib Lake, formerly of Mosinee, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Aspirus Medford Hospital.

He was born May 5, 1935 in Rib Lake, son of the late Charles and Agatha (Rudolph) McCluskey.  On June 4, 1955, he was united in marriage to Priscilla Zinkowich at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Athens.  She preceded him in death on November 26, 2007.

Keith owned and operated the former McCluskey Machine Products in Schofield until his retirement.  Among his favorite pastimes, he was an avid golfer, loved to garden and hunt and was a competitive cribbage player.  He especially loved to spend time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include, two daughters, Debra McCluskey-Matei Eagan, MN and Jill (Thomas) Kort, Rothschild; daughter-in-law, Debra Frank, Richfield, MN; three grandchildren, Russ (Carolyn) Kort, Stevens Point, Andrea (Tom) Seleski, Hastings, MN and Christopher (Jessica) Kort, Rib Mountain; four great-grandchildren, Addison and Owen Seleski, Charlotte Burch-Kort and CJ Kort; and many nieces, nephews.

Besides his parents and wife, Priscilla, he was preceded in death by one son, Steven McCluskey; two daughters, Patricia Lynn McCluskey and infant Mary McCluskey; and one brother, Daniel McCluskey.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Athens.  Rev. George Graham will preside.  Burial will be in the Calvary Cemetery, Athens.  Visitation will be on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Aspirus Medford Hospital for the exceptional care given to Keith.

Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Athens is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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September 2, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church (Athens)

Funeral Mass
September 2, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church (Athens, Calvary Cemetery)

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