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Services Saturday for Donald Matthew Keane

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Donald Matthew Keane, age 80, of Chesterton, IN, passed away on July 31, 2017.

He was born on September 19, 1936 in Oldham, England to Thomas and Ella Keane.

He is survived by his wife Mary; son, Matthew (Sarah) Keane; daughters, Catherine (Michael) Shea and Sarah (Jonathan) Gaff; sister, Sylvia Norman and grandchildren, Samuel, Ella, Kenneth, Rachel, Sadie, Kailyn, Ainsley, and Sullivan.

Donald earned his Ph.D. from the University of Sheffield in England. He came to the United States in 1982 and worked as a Metallurgical Engineer for over 50 years in both England and the United States and worked at LaSalle Steel until retirement. Donald was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. Donald was a true English gentleman.

Funeral Service will be held on August 5, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Ann of the Dunes, 433 Golf Wood Road, Beverly Shores, IN, 46301, with Father John Barasinski officiating. Burial to follow at Chesterton Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on August 4, 2017, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304. Donations may be made to St. Ann of the Dunes Catholic Church.

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Posted 8/3/2017




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