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Vincent J. Keegan


Vincent J. Keegan, 85, of Ryan, passed away on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, following a short illness at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy, Hiawatha. Scripture Service: 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Ryan. Visitation: 3 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, at the church. Funeral Mass: 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at the church officiated by Father Gabriel Anderson. The family will also greet friends one hour prior to Mass at the church on Wednesday. Inurnment: Calvary Cemetery, Ryan. Military Honors provided by American Legion Post 692 of Ryan. Arrangements by Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home, Manchester.
Vincent was born Feb. 11, 1933, in Ryan, Iowa. He was a graduate of St. John's High School in Ryan and served in the U.S. Army. Vincent was united in marriage to Freida Barfuse, and she passed away on Jan. 8, 1989. He co-owned Keegan and Reiss Insurance Agency. Vincent was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, 50 plus years member of the Ryan American Legion Post 692, and also a member of the Ryan Lions Club.
He is survived by his sister, Catherine McCusker of Ryan; and devoted friends, Rick (Carrie) Wolfe of Marion and Karen (Marvin) Ries of Ryan.
Vincent was preceded in death by his wife, Frieda.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Vincent's memory.
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