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Georgia Dawn "Dawn" Rutherford Keenen
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Birth: Mar. 1, 1929
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 25, 1998
Clearwater
Pinellas County
Florida, USA

Born & raised in Chicago. Only daughter of John Joseph Rutherford (1890 - 1966), president of Pioneer Bank & Trust, and Olive Irene 'Babe' Frantz Rutherford (1893 - 1976). Two brothers, Jack D. Rutherford (1919 - 2005 ) and Gerald H. Rutherford (1921 - 2014). Graduate of South Shore High School, then attended University of Illinois. Married Alan Winfield Keenen (1926 - ) on December 26, 1949. Five children: Betsy Keenen Walker (1953 - ); Janis Keenen Dietrich (1954 - ); Michael Winfield Keenen (1959 - ); Carol Keenen Chamberlain (1963 - ); and Cathy Keenen Fuller (1966 - ). Twelve grandchildren (born from 1983 to 2004 ~ Kyle Terri Walker; D. Brett Walker; Kyndall Kay Walker; Shaun Michael Dietrich; Morgan Bay Fuller; Christopher Winfield Keenen; Ty Alan Chamberlain; Maximillan Charles Fuller; Cody Bryce Keenen; Reid Russell Chamberlain; Savannah Dawn Fuller and Rylea Alisa Chamberlain) and great granddaughter, Olivia Clair Walker. Husband retired from USAF (Lt. Col) in 1967. Moved to Clearwater, FL. A devoted mother & wife. Succombed to lung cancer. Final resting place: Sylvan Abbey Cemetery Clearwater, FL.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Joseph Rutherford (1890 - 1966)
  Olive Irene Frantz Rutherford (1893 - 1976)
 
 Siblings:
  Robert Edwin Stern (1918 - 1926)**
  Jack Donald Rutherford (1919 - 2005)**
  Gerald Howard Rutherford (1921 - 2014)**
  Georgia Dawn Rutherford Keenen (1929 - 1998)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park
Clearwater
Pinellas County
Florida, USA
 
Created by: Family
Record added: Oct 04, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5823434
Georgia Dawn Dawn <i>Rutherford</i> Keenen
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Georgia Dawn Dawn <i>Rutherford</i> Keenen
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Georgia Dawn Dawn <i>Rutherford</i> Keenen
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