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Kirk Keenan

October 4, 1954 — December 15, 2016

Kirk John Keenan
Eureka-Kirk J. Keenan, 62, of Eureka, IL passed away at 12:43 pm on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL, surrounded by the people who loved him most.

He was born on October 4, 1954 in Streator, IL a son of John Henry and Carole Kirk Keenan. He married Alice Billings on January 7, 1998 in Eureka, IL. She survives.

He is survived by his loving wife, Alice;Daughters, Shannon (Shawn) MacMaster (Melrose, MA), Brooke Eaves (Goodfield, IL) and Kara (Brian) Hambleton (Eureka, IL); Son, Raider (Colorado Springs, CO)Sister, Patricia Rohlen (Charlotte, NC)
Brother-in-laws Eddie and Roger; 3 beautiful granddaughters, Emma, Lauren and Nora; nephews - Chris and Brad Rohlen

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Jack Rohlen.

He loved working with the good people at Early Bird Trucking in Goodfield, IL. He was dedicated to the cleaning and upkeep of his semi, even when he wasn't scheduled to work.
He was the biggest Oakland Raiders fan you will ever meet, loved watching NASCAR with his friends, playing cards and bocci ball were activities he enjoyed and he loved spending time with his family, especially doting on his granddaughters. He will truly be missed by all that had the pleasure of knowing him.

There will be a celebration of life on Tuesday, December 20 from 6-8pm at Capponi's in Toluca, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded. Argo Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to PCAPS ( Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Celebration of life

DEC 20. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Toluca, IL

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