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Kerry J. Kennedy

May 15, 1954 ~ March 1, 2019 (age 64)

Madison – Kerry Joseph (Hawk) Kennedy, age 64, passed away March 1st, 2019 at Agrace HospiceCare in Madison. He was born May 15, 1954 in Baraboo, Wis., to Joseph and Joan (Ladbrook) Kennedy.

Kerry was a graduate of Beloit Catholic High School, and was an assistant coach on the WISAA State Championship Basketball team.  Kerry loved sports, especially basketball and baseball.  He received a baseball scholarship to St. Norbert’s College in De Pere, Wis.  After graduation, Kerry taught at St. Peter’s School in South Beloit, Wis.  He always gave 100% in everything that he did.

Kerry is lovingly remembered by his sister, Shannon Kennedy, and other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Michael.

A visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019 at Ryan Funeral Home, 2418 N. Sherman Ave., Madison.  A brief prayer service will be offered.  Memorials may be written to the family.

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