Martin T. ‘Moke’ Cavey
April 16, 1923 - May 13, 2007
Martin T. "Moke" Cavey, a lifelong resident of Waukesha, passed away peacefully Sunday, May 13, 2007, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital with his family and friends by his side at age 84. Moke was born in Waukesha on April 16, 1923, the son of John Hart and Rhoda (nee Eales) Cavey.
Moke owned K-V Supply and sold nuts and bolts for many years. Prior to K-V Supply, he owned the Squirt and Fox Head Distributor. Moke enjoyed spending time at the Merrill Hills Country Club. He was a frequent patron of Fracaro’s Lanes and enjoyed talking with the ladies. Moke was a genuine, funny guy who was known for his infamous jokes and one-liners. He was a great friend to many and touched the lives of everyone who knew him.
Moke will be sadly missed by his brother, John of Missouri; nieces, Mary (Steve) Hutchens of Racine and Susan Schindler of Texas; and his great-nieces, Martha and Laura. He is also survived by his dear friends, Jack and Lynne Hase of Waukesha and Jim and Peggy Ribbens of Waukesha, along with other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Daniel McGeen, D.D.S.; and his sister, Olive Compton.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. funeral service Thursday, May 17, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services with full military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, May 18, at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery office at 9:45 a.m.
Memorials are appreciated.
For more information, please contact Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation & Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or visit www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute message.