Mr. Larry D. Keeney
  • Bright Kavanagh House in Des Moines, Iowa
  • IA

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“Dear Norma Jean, When I got the email a few days ago that your husband had passed away my heart went out to you and just wanted to add my deep...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: DIXIE (JANSSEN) HANEY - CA

“Norma, So sorry to hear about Larry. I've been getting documents from the hospital and knew thing were not going well. I wanted to make the ceremony...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Tim McCoy - Des Moines , IA

“I will miss talking to you at Southridge mall in the mornings about gardening! ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: boyd Kale - des moines , IA

“Norma, I'm sorry a I missed you on my first memorial entry. How could I forget that? So sorry about Larry. He and I would laugh about something...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Chuck Bartholomew - Carlisle, IA

“Barb, Ailene and family. So sorry to hear of Larry's passing. He and I would cross paths every now and then and always have a good laugh about...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Chuck Bartholomew - Carlisle, IA

“Norma Jean- So sorry to hear about Larry. I saw the obit in the Des Moines Register this morning. May God be with you at this time of sorrow. ...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Tim Brunkhorst - Urbandlae, IA

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. A husband, father and grandfather taken to soon but the memories will live forever. Our thoughts and prayers to...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Sharon McClellan - IA

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Ra Chell Felton - Indianola, IA


Mr. Larry D. Keeney, age76, passed away in the presence of his family early Friday, November 30, 2012 at Bright Kavanagh House in Des Moines. He was a life-long Carlisle resident and a long time self- employed carpenter and a retiree of John Deere in Ankeny. He served his country with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Larry is a member of American Legion Post # 391and Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Albert (Red) and Ruby Ann Keeney and a sister Sharon Shepard. His close family survivors are his wife Norma Jean of Carlisle; daughters, Debbie (Paul) Peterson of Carlisle and Penny (Craig) Hein of Des Moines; sons, Lawrence (Sandy) Keeney of Grand Rapids, Michigan and Bryon (Brenda) Keeney of Indianola; nine grand -children, Tim (Maylee) Peterson, Laura Peterson, Chad (Cortney) Hein, Morgan (Joseph) Robbins, Ty Albert Keeney, Larry II Keeney, Presley Keeney, Jayce Keeney and Gavin Keeney; one great grandson, Joseph Robbins; Two sisters, Barbara Goode of Bondurant and Ailene Novack of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Memorial Funeral Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Carlisle. Memorials may be made to the Bright Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Online condolences can be made thru www.petersonfunerals.com.