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Richard Norris Keener




Death: November 24, 2009

KEENER- Richard Norris Keener aged 81 of Cascade passed away November 24 2009. He is survived by his wife of 59 years Doris but is preceded in death by his daughter Lynne Ellen Smith. Richard is also survived by his sons B. Alan (Lena), Mark (Cheri), Kevin (Melissa), David (Carla), Rich (Leighanne); daughter-in-law Shawn Keener; son-in-law Tom Smith; sisters Phyllis Meyers and Janice (William) VanOosterhout; 18 grandchildren. Richard loved to work in his garden and in the church garden. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1950 and was a loyal Badger fan. He was in sales and management at American Seating for 37 years and finished his career in furniture sales for The RT London Company. Funeral services will be 1:00 PM at Cascade Christian Church Rev. Raymond Gaylord and Pastor Jill Forton officiating. Visitation 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the OBrien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel 3980 Cascade Rd. SE. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cascade Christian Church Garden Fund 2829 Thornapple River Dr SE Grand Rapids MI 49546.

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