Ervin Keen (83) of St. Elmo


Published on April 17 2017 10:51 am

Ervin E. Keen, 83, of St. Peter, died at 12:39 p.m., Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Aperion Care in St. Elmo.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, April 20 at Gieseking Funeral Home, Altamont with Rev. Willie Deuel officiating. Visitation will be for one hour prior to service time at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincolnland.

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Ervin E. Keen was born on Saturday, February 17, 1934 in Richwoods, Missouri to Earl and Marie (Curry) Keen. He was a United States Air Force Veteran having served during the Korean War. He was affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by: stepbrother, Oland Haywood of Brownstown; sisters, Barbara Ballew of San Antonio, Florida, Arlene Knee of Steilacoom, Washington, Geraldine Wolf of Hermann, Missouri, Karen DeWolf of Gonzales, Louisiana, and Delores Johnson of Staunton, Illinois; and many nieces and nephews.

Ervin was preceded in death by his parents, brother Virgil Keen; stepbrothers, Marvin and Orville Haywood; sisters, Wanda Keen in infancy and Irene Parks.