In memory of
Keena, Donald On Wednesday July 10, 2019, Donald Eugene Keena, loving husband and father of 11 children, passed away at the age of 92.Don was a World War II veteran. Don was an active member of Blessed Sacrament Church for 60 years. He had a lifelong love of golf and enjoyed playing the game with his sons and son in laws, he also loved spending time with his family playing various card games and other games. He was known for his quick witted sense of humor and his kind and compassionate spirit. His greatest love was Shirley, his beautiful wife of 71 years, and his loving family.Don was born on April 8, 1927 in Alpine Township, Michigan to Earl Keena and Beatrice (Hak) Keena.On May 15, 1948, he married Shirley Mae Holmes. They raised 11 children, Donna (Dave Christain), Dann (Debbie), Sally, Deborah (Bruce Settergren), Don (Roberta), Sherry, Lynn (Doug Ellen), Rick, David (Donna), Mark, and Tammy (Curt Kragt).Don was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Bob, sisters Lorraine and Judy and several grandchildren.He is survived by his wife Shirley, his 11 children, 110 grand, great, and great-great grandchildren, his brother Richard(Rose) and sister Marilyn, and many nieces and nephews.Memorial Visitation for Don will be on Wednesday July 17, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Reyers North Valley Chapel Funeral Home. Visitation will continue on Thursday July 18, 2019 at Blessed Sacrament Church 224 Diamond Ave NE, Grand Rapids, Michigan, starting at 10 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. Military Honors will be accorded to Don by the Kent County Honor Guard and the U.S. Navy.
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