Gordon H. Keen
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Gordon H. Keen

September 09, 1929 - April 06, 2008

Gordon H. Keen

September 09, 1929 - April 06, 2008

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Obituary for Gordon H. Keen

Gordon H. Keen, age 78, died Sunday, April 6, 2008 at the Hospice House in Holland.

Gordon worked at the Holland Post Office for 30 years, retiring in 1986 and was an Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Ella Keen, by his brothers, John Keen, Jr. & Bernard Jay Keen, sisters, Jeanette Kolean, Sena Lam & Joey Wabake.

He is survived by his brother, James & Greeta Keen of Hudsonville
Sister, Julie & Ted Medema of Brandon, WI
Brother-in law, Marve Wabeke of Holland
Sisters in-law, Nellene Keen of Holland & Margaret Lake of
McBain, MI
Many nieces, nephews, cousins & friends


A funeral service will be 11:00 AM Thursday, April 10, 2008 at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James St., Holland. Rev. Ted Medema will be officiating. Burial will be in Pilgrim Home Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 7-9 PM Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at Lakeshore Memorial Services. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. An on-line registry book is available at www.lakeshorememorial.com for those who cannot attend the services.

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