GLEN A. MCKEOWN, 59 ROCKFORD - Glen A. McKeown, 59, of Rockford, was promoted to heaven at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, in Loyola University Medical Center. Born July 13, 1953, in San Jose, Calif., the son of Estel G. and Mildred R. (Evans) McKeown. He married Andrea M. Johnson on Sept. 8, 1979, in Rockford. He was a carpenter for local union 2087, enjoyed spending time with his family laughing, fishing, gardening, building, and was a member of NRA. Glen was a member of Salem Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Andrea of Rockford; daughters, Alicia (Daniel) Salazar and Jessica (William) Julian, both of Rockford; sons, Jason (Tracey) Haskell of Craig, Colo., and Eli Haskell of Aurora, Colo.; grandchildren, Brooke and Rachael Haskell, Kodah, Talyn and Noble Haskell, Daniel and Alexander Salazar, and Alana and William Julian; brother, Guy (Kathie) McKeown of Rockford; sisters, Lori and Melissa McKeown both of Rockford; several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents. Memorial service at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, in Salem Lutheran Church, 1629 S. Sixth St., Rockford, with visitation from 1 to 1:45 p.m.; the Rev. William Dahlberg will officiate. Internment in Woodstock Memorial Cemetery The family prefers memorials to Gift of Hope, 425 Spring Lake Drive, Itasca, IL 60143 or Salem Lutheran Church. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services Ltd. To share a memory or online condolence, visit olsonfh.com.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from Dec. 29 to Dec. 30, 2012