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Robert Kenneth McKay and Helen Margaret Langan McKay, residents of Concord, Calif., married for 62 years. Helen was born May 18, 1925 in Benson, Minne. to Matthew and Margaret Langan, and passed away on March 23, 2011 at the age of 85. Bob was born August 9, 1921 on a farm near Morris, MN to Kenneth and Roberta McKay, and passed away on January 13, 2013 at the age of 91. Bob was an Eagle Scout who attended the Universities of Minnesota and North Dakota, then became a highly skilled B-29 Navigator in WW II. Bob and Helen met at a dance in Benson, Minn., married in 1949, and moved to Juneau, Alaska, where Bob worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Alaska Native Service. The first three years of marriage were spent in Juneau, where their first two children were born. They moved to Edmonds, Wash. (Seattle Area) in 1953, where their third and fourth children were born. Bob worked for Chevron for 20 years in Seattle; in 1971 he was transferred to Concord, Calif., where they made their home for 40 years. Bob and Helen are survived by four children: Matthew of Lexington, KY; Mary Kay McKay of Everett, Wash.; Ken (Dianne) McKay of Bonita, Calif.; and Patti Plastiras (Chris) of Incline Village, NV; five grandchildren: Monty & Bob Stone, Amber & Michelle Plastiras, Ian McKay; two great-granddaughters, Annabelle & Olivia Stone; sister Mary (Jim) Randall of Scottsdale, Ariz.; and many dear cousins, nephews, and nieces. Bob and Helen were preceded in death by Bob's parents, Kenneth and Roberta McKay, and Helen's parents, Matthew and Margaret Langan. Bob and Helen enjoyed many years of traveling, square dancing, golfing, gambling, and visiting their large, extended family. A mass and celebration of Bob and Helen's life will be held at St. Malachy Catholic Church, 300 SW Armagh Avenue, Clontarf, at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2013, followed by burial at the Clontarf cemetery.

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