Kirk FoleyKirk Foley, 57, of Superior, formerly of Dodgeville, Wis. passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 14, 2012.
Kirk Foley, 57, of Superior, formerly of Dodgeville, Wis. passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 14, 2012.
He was born on Jan. 4, 1955 in Viroqua, Wis., son of John and Helen (Moeller) Foley of Dodgeville.
Our hearts are heavy to lose you, yet we know you are now with Nancy and your five angels, Kelly, Tim, Katie, Lauren and Shawn. Kirk tragically lost his family in a house fire in 1996.
Kirk will be dearly missed by his lovely daughter, Lora Foley, age eleven. He was a devoted father and loved his daughter dearly. He is survived by his ex-wife Lori Randa, and his many adoring family members. His sisters, Delores (Mort) Moyer of Middleton, Wis., Kathy (Dale) Chellevold of Dodgeville, Wis. His nieces and nephews, K. Jonathan Moyer, Joel Moyer, Karen (Chellevold) Fisher, Lori (Chellevold) Meudt.
Kirk was a man of many talents, skills and accomplishments. He graduated from University of Wisconsin-Platteville and from Drake University with a JD in law. He had a law practice in Hurley Wis. for many years, was an Administrative Law Judge for the county courts and did pro bono work as a public defender. In his later years he did real estate development.
He was a dedicated father and husband. He enjoyed reading, politics, and was a ski instructor. He was a hobby farmer with a yearly vegetable garden, raising pigs and various small animals and loved planting and harvesting his fruit trees.
Kirk, you have gone before us yet we know we will meet again - you will watch over us and be our guardian angel - gone but never forgotten.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial which will be celebrated on Friday, Dec. 28 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 306 Ellwood St., Dodgeville, Wis.. Father Patrick Wendler will officiate. Burial will be held in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorials be made to an education fund for Kirk’s daughter, Lora.