Mary Lou Keen
Mary Lou Keen, 46, of Gardner, passed away at her home Aug. 22, 2011.
Mary was born July 16, 1965 at Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base, Kansas City, Mo. to Clarence Alfred and Juanita Darlene (Gardner) Karns. She grew up in Olathe, but moved to Gardner five years ago.
Mary married Kenneth Michael Keen on July 26, 1995 in Bullhead City, Ariz. She was a homemaker who enjoyed shopping and loved being a mother and grandma. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, and her brother Mario.
She is survived by her husband Kenny, of the home; children: Justin Roger and wife Renee Roggenkamp, Prairie Parkers, Minn., Chad Ryan and wife Katie Roggenkamp, Kansas City, Kan., David Blake Neal, Olathe, Lindsay Paige and husband William Shaffer, Louisburg, Kan. and Samuel Chase Keen, Olathe; siblings: Sharon Trageser, Stanley, Kan., Jerry Karns, De Soto, Kan., Susan Karns, Overland Park, KS and Debra Karns, Olathe, and seven grandchildren.
Memorial services will be held 3:00 p.m., Aug. 29, 2011 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mary Lou Keen Memorial Fund. Condolences may be sent to