Eagle Funeral Home Obituaries

Jack D. Keehn

June 16, 1926 - April 4, 2017

Jack D. Keehn, 90, of Hillsdale, passed away on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at his family home in the arms of his wife of 35 years, Beverly. Born on June 16, 1926, Jack was the beloved son of John & Helen (McConahey) Keehn. In addition to his wife, survivors include a daughter and grandson, Holly and Jake Bartecki of Chicago.

Upon his return from honorable service in the Army Air Force during WWII, Jack earned a bachelor's degree from Hillsdale College where he was a proud member of Delta Tau Delta Fraternity and the featured drummer in the Rhythm Masters jazz band. He later earned a master's degree from the University of Michigan. Jack had a long, successful career as a metallurgist with a focus on specialty steel.

Jack will be remembered by his many friends, neighbors and family members as a gentleman and a gentle man who had a smile and kind word for everyone. His good humor and good counsel will be missed by all.

Cremation has taken place. Arrangements were entrusted to the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale. Memorial contributions in Jack's name may be made to Hospice of Hillsdale County, 124 S. Howell Street, Hillsdale, MI, 49242.



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