John R. Keichinger

November 26, 1972 ~ April 10, 2021 (age 48)


Phoenix, AZ:   John R. Keichinger, age 48, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on Saturday, April 10, 2021.  

 John was born in Madison, WI. November 26, 1972 to Bob and Nancy Keichinger.

John had many talents, hobbies, friends, T- shirts, video games, and of course, his sense of humor.  He grew up in Dane, on the Home Farm.

Graduated Lodi High School in 1991.

John married his best friend Theresa Ripp on March 28, 1996.

In October of 2015, after living in Wisconsin for 43 years, John and Theresa moved to Phoenix, where John truly enjoyed the weather and “not shoveling the white crap.”

 John and Theresa made a home in Arizona the past 5 & ½ years, where John was employed with Airgain, and he appreciated learning new skills & making new friends.


John is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Theresa Ripp Keichinger, daughter Samantha (Matt) Creviere, son, Ryan Keichinger, parents, Bob and Nancy Keichinger, and sisters Kim (Larry) Schroeder, Karen (Dave) Wenger, and Kathy (Jason) Smith.  He is further survived by his treasured in-laws, Virgil and Marietta Ripp, Steve (Carrie) Ripp, Karen (Dave) Dunn, Alice Hottmann, Glenda (Chris) Reich, Margo (Ron) Webster, Mary Jo (Rob) Larson, Virgil Jr. (Sarah) Ripp, and grandchild Kayden Creviere, and another due in September, 19 nieces, and 19 nephews, lots of great nieces and nephews, and many great friends. 

A Celebration of Life will be held from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Bert Deans Park, 120 Railroad St., Dane, WI, 53529

Also, a Celebration of Life will be held in Phoenix, AZ Sunday, May 23, 2021 from 4:00 – 7:00pm at their home.

A private family burial will take place at Town of Vienna Cemetery.

 Please share your memories at

Winn-Cress Funeral & Cremation Service

5785 Hwy Q, Waunakee

(608) 849-4513

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 Memorial Folder


Celebration of Life
May 2, 2021

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bert Deans Park
120 Railroad Street
Dane, WI 53529

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