Obituaries

Wayne Robert Mackey

August 4, 1936 - May 4, 2020

Wayne Robert Mackey, 83, of Batavia passed away May 4, 2020 at Michealsen Health Care Center, Batavia, IL.  He was born August 4, 1936 in Cass Lake, MN the son of Forest and Nona (Mercy) Mackey.

Wayne was a dedicated and hardworking perfectionist who loved his career.  He was working full time until his 83rd birthday when his health would just no longer allow.  In his spare time, he spent hours enjoying the local casinos, playing golf or enjoyed card games with is family.      

He is survived by his four sons Kevin (Debbie) Mackey, Craig (Carrie) Mackey, Michael Mackey, Tim (Lisa) Mackey; nine grandchildren, Adam (Patricia) Mackey, Christopher (Tamra) Mackey, Jacob (Kendall) Mackey, Spencer (Aysa) Mackey, Stacey Mackey, Camron Mackey, Even Mackey, Rachel Mackey and Andrew Mackey; and three great-grandchildren Avery, Elayna and Coleson.

He is preceded in death by his siblings, John Mackey, Florence Ellis, Gerry Nyberg and Lucille Davis. 

All funeral services will be held private.

Guest Book

  • Connie Wu The loss of someone dear to us is never easy. I hope all the cherished memories that you have of Wayne brings you some light during this dark time. My deepest condolences.
  • Joe palka Many memories on the golf course, fishing , social events, and work. Rip Wayne
  • Joseph Rappold Wayne and I worked together at Boise Cascade in West Chicago in the late 70's and early 80s. He was a good friend and fellow manager and he will be missed by many.
  • Janice Wilson I had the pleasure of being Wayne’s occupational therapist at Michealsen’s and truly enjoyed taking care of him and getting to know him. He made a difference in my life and I only hope I did the same for him. I will keep his children and their family’s in my prayers! God bless!