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Virginia Rose Keehan


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Virginia Rose Keehan Obituary
Virginia Rose Keehan, age 96, passed away peacefully on November 6th, 2017 in Alb., New Mexico. Virginia was born in Chicago, IL in 1920 She was predeceased by siblings Richard (Eileen), William, Edmund "Bud", Robert (Gloria), her sisters Marguerite Dellman (Norman), and Rosemarie Audet (Paul). She is survived by her sister, Jeanne Hightower, brother, Michael (Marilyn) and numerous nieces and nephews and their children residing across the United States. Virginia served as President of Richard Daley Junior College from 1971-1978. Her career in education began in 1942, teaching in the inner-city schools of Chicago and tutoring soldiers at Fort Sheridan during WWII. Virginia received a Master's degree in 1949 and a Doctorate of Education in 1954. She moved to New Mexico in 1950, where she was the State Director of Guidance and Pupil Personnel Services. In 1964, she moved to Washington D.C. and served as the Director of the Program Division of the U.S. Job Corps. She resided in Chicago from 1967-1978, returning to NM upon retirement. Visitation and interment will be on 11/13/17 in Alb., NM.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication on Nov. 11, 2017
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