Patrick "Mike" Keane

Born: Sun., Mar. 18, 1951
Died: Thu., Dec. 22, 2011

No services to be held

Location: - Not available -


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 29, 2011
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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   Mr. Patrick Michael "Mike" Keane, 60, of Quincy, died at 7:20 a.m. Thursday (December 22, 2011) in Blessing Hospital.

   Born March 18, 1951 in Quincy, Mike was the son of Patrick H. and Mary L. Winking Keane. He married Christine L. "Chris" Berblinger on May 21, 1988 in Quincy. She survives.

   Mike was a graduate of Quincy High School and received his Bachelors Degree in Human Services in 2004 from Quincy University. An avid animal lover, Mike also enjoyed reading and writing, being a member of the Academy of American Poets and Quincy Writer's Guild and having his book of poetry "Robot Farm" published. Mike enjoyed sports and was a fan of the Chicago White Sox and a friend of Bill W.

   Mike was currently employed as a clerk with the Quincy Post Office where he has worked for 36 years and was a member of the American Postal Workers Union.

   Survivors include his wife, Chris; his mother, Mary Keane of Quincy; two sons, Pete Keane (Laura) of Quincy and Jesse Keane (Emily) of Portland, OR; two daughters, Beth Shade (Jeff) of Jacksonville, IL and Katie Douglas (Kevin) of Quincy; eight grandchildren; a sister, Kathleen Huner (Gerald) of Quincy; his mother in law, Jean Berblinger of Quincy; two sisters in law, Barb Bowen (Mike) of  Quincy and Ruth Gottman of Quincy; and three nieces and nephews.

   Mr. Keane was preceded in death by his father, Patrick; his father in law, Bob Berblinger; and maternal grandparents, Robert and Marie Winking.

   The family will meet with friends at a memorial visitation on Thursday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 at  the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.

   Memorials may be made to the Quincy Animal Shelter.

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Marvin & Jeanette Winking
   Posted Fri December 23, 2011
You have our deepest sympathy. Sorry that we will not be able to attend the visitation but Mike will certainly be in our prayers.typesine

Dick & Fern Heitholt
   Posted Fri December 23, 2011
Dear Chris, Mary, Kathleen and Keane family:
We are saddened to learn of the untimely loss of your beloved husband, son and brother. We extend our deepest sympathy with the hope that God''''''''s Blessings and your treasure of memories will bring comfort to your grief. Best wishes, Dick & Fern Heitholt

Rob & Luann Wiedenmann
   Posted Sat December 24, 2011
Chris, Jesse and family: Please accept our heartfelt condolences, and know that you are in our thoughts.

Barbara Wenger
   Posted Mon December 26, 2011
" I have no doubt that he awoke in a place of peace and delight: Grateful that you were his wife and son." with my heartfelt sympathy, dear Chris and Jesse.

Mark and Susan Goodwin
   Posted Wed December 28, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

tim ash
   Posted Thu December 29, 2011
may god reach down and touch each of y'alls hearts at this very difficult time ..

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