Marjorie J. Keenan
Marjorie Jean Keenan passed away on November 3rd,
2019 at St. Francis Home. She was born on July 21, 1924 at St. Agnes Hospital
to Frank and Rose McGray Keenan.
Marjorie was a lifelong educator. Her career began in a
State-Graded school in Brandon, WI and included assignments in both the
Catholic parochial schools as well as the public schools of Fond du Lac. In
addition, she taught in the public schools of San Francisco, CA before
concluding her teaching career as a professor in the Education and Studies
Division at Marian College. In this capacity she was instrumental in preparing
students to become preschool, elementary and secondary teachers. Ms. Keenan had
also been a professional actress in both New York City and California.
She is survived by her brother, Thomas J. Keenan of
Tallahassee, FL; nephew, Thomas J. Jr. (Shauna); nieces, Mary (Alfred) Nugent,
Kathleen (Mitchell) Brooks, Sheila (Andrew) Rubin, Patricia (Daven) Charlton
and Carol (Timothy) Perrier; many great nieces and nephews, other relatives and
friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, David James.
Ms. Keenan considered herself truly blessed by her loving
family as well as by her closest friends and extended family members who also
enriched her life immeasurably.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, November
14th, 2019 in the St Francis Home Chapel, 33 Everett Street at 11:30
AM. Cremation has taken place.
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