Obituaries

Obituaries

Irma Elizabeth "Lizzie" Keen 1912 - 2005 Lawrence

Services for Irma Elizabeth "Lizzie" Keen, 93, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home in Lawrence. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.Mrs. Keen died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born Feb. 12, 1912, in Jewell County, the daughter of Frank and Mary Atkins Rogers. She had lived in Lawrence since 1958.Mrs. Keen was a homemaker.She married Houston E. Keen on Dec. 16, 1938, in Esbon. He died April 29, 1985.A daughter, Jan Cookson, died in 2003, and a granddaughter died in 1977.Survivors include a son, Skip Keen, Baldwin; a daughter, Lee Lasley, Hillsboro, Oregon; a sister, Frances Thompson, Aurora, Neb.; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.The family suggests memorials to the American Diabetes Assn., sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com" target="_blank">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.