Obituary Record

Kenneth B Keegan
Died on 4/10/1988


Ken Keegan, 69

Funeral mass for Kenneth Keegan, 69, of Springfield, Missouri, will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 13, 1988, at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church with Rev. Paul McLoughlin officiating.

Burial will be in National Cemetery in Springfield. A rosary will be held at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, followed by a wake service at 7:30 p.m. in the Herman Lohmeyer Chapel.

Kenneth B. Keegan died suddenly in Springfield April 10, 1988. Mr. Keegan was a World War II veteran, and was retired from the federal government. He spent two years in the Civilian Conservation Corp, after graduating from Blair High School in 1937.

During his government career, he was employed by the US Geological Survey, Navy Hydrographic office, and for the last 17 years before retiring in 1973, he was an analyst with the Central Intelligence Agency.

President John F. Kennedy awarded him a special commendation for his analysis work during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis.

Survivors include his wife Marion of Springfield; two sons, Kenneth Jr. of Bentonville, Arkansas; Thomas of Kensington, Maryland; seven daughters, Carol, Teresa, Regina Keegan of Springfield; Adele Zampich of Enfield, New Hampshire; Patricia Marhefka of Mineral Point, Pennsylvania; Mary Hall and Donna Keegan of Cheltenfham, Maryland, and three grandchildren.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~