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Welcome to Lake Keesus!

Lake Keesus is a beautiful 237 acre lake located in the Town of Merton, Waukesha County, WI. The LKAA - Lake Keesus Advancement Association was originally developed in 1930 and its main purpose is to protect and promote the interests of the people residing on the shores of Lake Keesus.

lake overview

Lake Keesus has approximately 5.3 miles of shoreline and 216 houses. It is made up of 5 bays - Bull's Bay, Marquardt's Bay, Marshall Bay, North Bay, and Rice's Bay. The deepest part of the lake measures 42 feet. Please see the maps page for more information.






Chili Dump

Over sixty Keesans enjoyed an afternoon of food and fun at the LKAA Chili Dump on February 2 in Bull's Bay.  Thanks to Jim & Cathy Hazzard and Greg & Brenda Larson for organizing the activity.

Chili Dump Photo Album


LKAA Holiday Party

81 Keesans enjoyed the fantastic food and drink, cheerful atmosphere, and cordial relationships which permeated the beautifully decorated James Lodge at Camp Mason during the 2018 edition of the LKAA Holiday/Christmas Party on December 15th.  Thanks to the LKAA Board of Directors for organizing the activity and to all the LKAA members who helped decorate the lodge for the event.

Holiday Party Photo Album


Duck Pin Bowling

26 Keesans knocked down hundreds of pins at the LKAA Duck Pin Bowling event last Sunday. Rick Zimbric dispatched 267 of them while Connie Reddy was the women's champ by getting 221 to fall. Thank you to Patty Mueller for organizing. A great time was had by all.

Duck Pin Bowling Photo Album


Annual Meeting

This year at the LKAA Annual Meeting at Camp Whitcomb we elected Dana Schumacher as Vice-President; Kenn Belter, Treasurer; Mary Poehls, Jan Bence, Ann Belter, and Kathy Robinson as two-year Directors; and Christi Hepfner and Rick Zimbric as one-year Director. Our thanks to Roger Thorson, Tracy Laumer, and Janna Fritz for their past service as they left the Board. Yummy s'mores were made at the campfire to end the evening.


Keesus Koncert

Thanks to all Keesans who helped organize and produce the 2018 Keesus Koncert this year. The music by Well Known Strangers and the fellowship were enjoyed by all. Scott Sesak was the lucky winner of the $500 "Square" game. Congratulations!

Keesus Koncert Photo Album



We had a fabulous Fireworks Show this year. Thanks to all Keesans who donated money to make the show a success. Thanks also to Burns Family for cleaning up the fireworks debris at the Camp on Saturday morning.


Ice Cream Social at Camp

Thanks to the 16 Keesans who helped serve the LKAA sponsored Ice Cream social at Camp Whitcomb on Monday night. We applaud the efforts of Linda and Jeff Bartlett, Cathy and Jim Hazzard, Dana and Pete Schumacher, Ginny and Kenn Belter, Cal Gander, Judy Reinders, Joann Blake, Nancy Etter, Linda Timbers, Patty & John Mueller and Chris Dierbeck who volunteered to serve for LKAA's Ice Cream Social for Boys & Girls Club campers.


4th of July Picnic

The July 4 Parade/Picnic was a great success. An estimated 255 Keesans had a great time marching, eating, talking and watching their kids playing at the home of Steve & Ann Belter who hosted the 2018 Kiddee Parade on July 4. What a nice party!

4th of July Photo Album


LKAA Family Picnic

54 Keesans enjoyed the food, fun, and camaraderie found at the LKAA Meeting at Camp Whitcomb on Friday June 15. Thanks to Camp Whitcomb for the venue, to Patty Mueller, Kenn & Ginny Belter, Rick Zimbric, who helped set up the picnic area and to all Keesans who donated food and goodies to the event.


Camp Donation

Your LKAA Board has voted to make a donation to the Boys' and Girls' Club for use of their hall for the Christmas Party and as a memorial for the following Keesans who died in 2017: Sandi Hora, Susie Mielke, Nancy Dross, and Russ Thatcher.


Keesus Eye Spy Game

Welcome to the Lake Keesus Eye Spy game.  Please enjoy it and let me know if you have questions or changes at

  1. Print
  2. Grab a writing device or two and a clipboard
  3. Jump on your watercraft
  4. Fold either the Riddle List or Check List so you cannot see the house numbers listed in the right hand column
  5. Search for Check List items or answers to the riddles.  
  6. When you find something, consult the Lake Keesus Map with house numbers and record the house number in the column right next to the check list items or riddles
  7. It might take several trips to locate the items, so be patient and keep trying
  8. When you are done, unfold the check list or riddle list and compare your answers to the right-hand column

Remember that your guests have never seen this before.  Print out a fresh copy for them and let them explore. Kids sometimes get bored on pontoon rides, so they might find this entertaining too. Enjoy, Tricia Engelking 


Volunteer Opportunities

Would you be interested in volunteering at Camp Whitcomb/Mason? Contact Patty Mueller at 414-899-4677 or for more details on volunteering. To see a complete list of volunteer opportunities, click on the Links Page.


Email List

Each Week: LKAA Email Updates are sent to LKAA members whose email addresses we have. Lake information during winter months comes only via email. Please send your email address to as e-mail up-dates have become a weekly communications addition for the Keesus Newsletter. LKAA does not sell or share our email address list.