In Memory of Robert 'Mac' MacGaffey
December 19, 1941 - February 08, 2018
Robert “Mac” Wyatt MacGaffey, age 76, of Webb Lake, previously of Warrensville, IL, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at his residence.
Mac was born on December 19, 1941 in Aurora, IL, to parents, Marjorie (Lethine) and Wyatt MacGaffey. He graduated from Wheaton Community High School in 1960.
Mac served in the United States Airforce in 1960 and was honorably discharged in 1964.
Mac began working at Behr Chevrolet before starting his own auto repair business, Mac’s Auto, in Warrenville, IL. Mac was a volunteer firefighter for the Warrenville Fire Department for 20 years. He also worked at Cenacle Religious Retreat before moving to Wisconsin in 2004. Mac owned and operated Northern Comfort Resort in Trego, WI, for 4 years. Then he worked at O’Reilys Auto Parts in Spooner, WI, for 7 years, until his retirement in 2014.
Mac enjoyed fishing and boating on Lake Nicaboyne. He was known for his ability to repair everything and anything. He loved to play piano and the accordion. Mac was very creative and liked to do stain glass. He still drove his first car he ever owned, a 1929 Chevy. Mac truly was the life of every party and will be deeply missed.
Preceding Mac in death is his father, Wyatt; mother, Marjorie; and step-father, Frank P. Behr.
Mac is survived by his significant other of 30 years, Susan Greene; children: Laura (Todd) Main, Michelle (Christina) Alvis, Robert MacGaffey and Michael MacGaffey; grandchildren: Madison Main, Matthew Main, Jordan MacGaffey, Joseph MacGaffey, Jacob MacGaffey, Jadyn MacGaffey, Tyler Magnuson, Ryan Magnuson, Shaun Greene, Cayle Greene, John Martin Greene and Laxton Greene; and many other relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Warrenville Fire Department, PO Box 51, Warrenville, IL. 60555.
Arrangement have been entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Webster, WI. Online condolences may be expressed at www.swedberg-taylor.com