Robert T. Kane

OREGON/MADISON-Robert T. Kane, age 56, of Oregon, passed away at home on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, with his loving family by his side.

He was born on Oct. 25, 1960, in Milwaukee, the son of Tom and Sue (Duggan) Kane. He married Christine Miess on July 18, 1992, in Madison. Rob studied Agronomy at UW-Madison, after spending his late twenties as a charter pilot, he returned to the University and received his master's degree in plant breeding.

Rob loved biking and sailing and spending time with his family. He treated every day as a blessing and a chance to learn something new.

Robert is survived by his wife, Chris; five children, Robert, Hannah, Peter, Andrew and Estella Kane; and his mother, Susan. He was preceded in death by his father, Tom on Dec. 15, 2006.

A Memorial Mass will be held at HOLY REDEEMER CATHOLIC CHURCH, 120 W. Johnson St., Madison, at 1:30 p.m., on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, with Monsignor Kevin Holmes presiding. Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON OREGON FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 1150 Park St., Oregon, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, and at the church from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the Mass on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society of Wisconsin, 200 S. Executive Dr., Suite 203, Brookfield, WI 53005.

He will be missed by many and forgotten by none.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson Oregon
Funeral & Cremation Care
1150 Park Street

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