John Kevin McCormick, 57

John Kevin McCormick, 57, of Oak Creek (formerly of West Bend) passed away peacefully at home with his family on Monday, Feb. 6, 2012, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. He was born March 15, 1954, in Grand Rapids, Mich., the son of Eugene and Doris McCormick.

He was the beloved husband of Jane, devoted father of Cameron (Howey), Alexander, and Nadia, dear brother of Jim (Angie) McCormick, Scott (Denise) McCormick, Lynne (Greg) Mick, and Connie (Wayne) Olson, and cherished son of Doris McCormick. He was also loved by many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his dear brother, Dale McCormick, and his beloved father, Eugene McCormick.

He graduated in 1972 from Oak Creek High School and received his Bachelor of Industrial Engineering Degree from General Motors Institute in 1977. He completed his Juris Doctor Degree at John Marshall Law School in Chicago in 1983 and was admitted to the Illinois Bar Association at that time. In 2002, he was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar Association with a further degree in Patent, Trademark and Copyright Law. He enjoyed careers in industrial engineering with General Motors, consulted in quality for many manufacturing companies throughout the years and was self-employed as an attorney specializing in intellectual property law. He was passionate about helping his clients pursue their dreams.

Visitation to be held at Heritage Funeral Home, 9200 S. 27th St., Oak Creek, on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., followed by a memorial service at the funeral home at 1 p.m. Memorials would be appreciated to the family for the children’s education or to the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin.

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