Samuel Joseph Deegan, of Richmond, passed on January 6, 2021 at Vintage on the Ponds in Delavan.
He was born February 16, 1944 to Henry and Frances (Schmidt) Deegan in Lake Mills, WI. The family moved to Delavan in 1956 and attended St. Andrews Catholic School and Delavan/Darien High School.
Sam married Kay June Turner on September 17, 1966.
He worked for Lyle Mawhinney in Richmond, Norwood Mills in Janesville, Hendricks Rental Properties in Beloit, and F O F Products Inc. in Delavan. Sam was a handyman and made screened windows and doors under his personal business, Deegan Wood Products.
He is survived by his wife, Kay of Delavan; his sons, Patrick (Kim) of Elkhorn, Michael (Lisa) of McFarland, Timothy (Penny) of Waterford, Rick (Heather) of Trevor, and Jason of Racine; brother, Leo (Mickey) of Janesville; 13 grand-children/step-grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, William, Donald and David.
Sam was a regular attendant of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Whitewater.
As per Sam’s wishes, a private service for family will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Whitewater prior to his cremation. A Celebration of Life service will be scheduled for a later date.
Memorials can be sent to Dunlap Memorial Home in Fort Atkinson which will be forwarded to the family.