Keen, Gerald R. Sr.
He was born on April 11, 1933 in Knowlton, WI, son of the late Pete and Ziwa Ceplina-Knoblock Keen. Gerald married Linda Carroll on July 16, 1949 in Milwaukee, WI. Gerald was a member of the Regional Council of Carpenters Local UBC02337 in Pewaukee. He was a man known throughout the area as a person who could fix just about anything without any formal training. Gerald loved cutting grass and socializing with people.
He is survived by his daughter, Melinda (Craig) Kulas of Milwaukee; his sons, Gerald (Rosanne) Keen Jr. of Wausau and Roger (Cindy) Keen Sr. of Bear Creek, WI; his grandchildren and his siblings, Jeanna Fitzgerald of Shepherdsville, Ky; Eugene (Jenny) Keen, Marvin (Patty) Keen, Ron (Lynn) Keen, David Knoblock and Charles Knoblock all of Wausau; Kenneth (Cherrie) Keen of Racine, WI and Robert (Frances) Keen of Edgar, WI. Besides his wife, Linda and parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Evelyn Williams, Delores Klinger and Betty Darby.
Funeral services will be Friday, January 10, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at A.J. Holly Funeral Home in Waupaca. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m., Friday until the time of services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial Park in Waupaca. A.J. Holly & Sons of Waupaca assisted the family with arrangements.