Julie Diane McKeehan
Of Redlands, California, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014. Born March 11, 1959, in Las Vegas, Nevada, to Richard and Gloria McKeehan, Julie grew up in Garden Grove, California. A graduate of Garden Grove High School and Chapman College, Julie continued to Harvard University
, where she earned a Master's of Divinity. She attended Claremont Graduate School and was ordained in the Disciplines of Christ denomination.
Julie had experience teaching elementary through graduate school levels and worked closely with The Grove School in Redlands, where she served as a founding member of the board of directors. She also authored a range of computer books. An avid cook, Julie enjoyed hosting get-togethers with family and friends and spending time creating and tending to her garden wherever she lived.
Julie is survived by her husband of 31 years, Neil Rhodes, of Redlands, and sons Nicholas, of Corona, Alexander, Nathaniel, and Michael, all of Redlands, as well as her parents Richard and Gloria of Redlands, and her brother Mark McKeehan (Joanna) of Tustin.
A viewing will be held at Redlands Church of Christ, 1000 Roosevelt Rd., on Saturday, April 26 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. A memorial service will follow at the church at 11:00 a.m. to honor and celebrate her life. Sunset Funeral Care in Redlands is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences can be sent to the family at www.sunset funeralcare.com