James R. Keenan
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Beloved husband of 62 years to Elaine nee Swiatkowski. Loving Father of Daniel (Deborah), Anne, Gregory (Laura), Stephen (Diane), Thomas (Nicole), and the late Kenneth (Tina). Cherished Papa of Timothy, Peter "PJ" (Michelle), Megan, Sara, Laura, Hailey, Joseph, Michael, James; and great-grandfather of his little ones: Samantha, Helen, and Riley Jo. Dear brother of Joanne (the late Robert) McDevitt. Fond brother-in-law of Dorothy Swiatkowski. Visitation Thursday from 3 until 8 PM at THE ORIGINAL RAGO BROTHERS Norridge Chapels 7751 W. Irving Park Rd. Funeral Friday at 9:00 AM from the funeral home. Mass 10:00 AM at St. Monica Church. ENT. All Saints Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (stjude.org). For info: 773-276-7800 or www.ragobrothersfuneralhome.com.


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Published in Chicago Tribune on Oct. 18, 2020.
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October 19, 2020
My condolences to the Keenan family.

I would like to share a few memories I have of Mr Keenan who was one of the nicest guys my brother and I knew while growing up.

There was always a big group hanging by The Keenan house garage “but never in the yard”. Mr K would come out and see what the riff raff was doing, always with a smile on his face . Oh, and how about that classic Brady Bunch lawn “mower” .

I worked with Mr K at Walgreens but not nearly close to the many years he did. Lastly, remembering Mr Keenan walking down foster ave ,on his way to work at Walgreens, with the brown bag as we played Baseball at St Monicas.

RIP Mr K
Rich
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October 19, 2020
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always. From a colleague in the Math and Computer Sciences Departments
Fellow Member of the Chicago Teachers Union and the Lost Battalion Retiree Group.
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