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Margaret Ruth McKeown
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Birth: May 2, 1913
Benton Harbor
Berrien County
Michigan, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 2012
Upland
San Bernardino County
California, USA

Margaret Ruth McKeown 98, of Upland, died February 28, 2012 at Heritage Park in Upland. She was born May 2, 1913 in Benton Harbor, Michigan. After marrying Edward McKeown in 1933 and having 6 children, she moved with her family to Pomona, CA. in 1953. She resided there until 1975, then in Upland, CA. until her passing.

She enjoyed being a mother and grandmother, having 6 children, 15 grand- children, and 25 great grandchildren, She played the piano and cello, and also enjoyed oil painting, gardening, sewing and cooking.
Five children, William L. and Valerie McKeown of Euless, TX, Edward P. and Carol McKeown of Rancho Cucamonga, CA, Mark H. and Julie McKeown of Golden, CO, Kathleen Gilkey of Rancho Cucamonga, CA and Susan Deitz of Rancho Cucamonga, CA survive her.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Edward P. McKeown, Sr., and a son, Stephen A. McKeown.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 24th at Stone Funeral Home in Upland. Private Inurnment at Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA.Stone Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin on March 11, 2012 
 
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 Parents:
  Clyde Allen Shepard (1886 - 1957)
  Hazel Eugenia Stump Shepard (1892 - 1983)
 
 Spouse:
  Edward Pierson McKeown (1902 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Ruth McKeown (1913 - 2012)
  Elizabeth Mae Shepard Ruff (1916 - 1982)*
  Harry Gordon Shepard (1920 - 2011)*
  Marion Philena Shepard Newman (1923 - 2008)*
  Marlene Carol Shepard Ledet (1933 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside
Riverside County
California, USA
 
Created by: Cindy R
Record added: Mar 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86571521
Margaret Ruth McKeown
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Margaret Ruth McKeown
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- Cindy R
 Added: Mar. 11, 2012
 
 
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