Mrs. Lena Hahn Keehn, 61, wife of John G. Keehn, 727 East Center street, passed away at 8:30 o'clock last night. A Complication of diseases caused her death. She had been seriously ill two weeks.
Decedent was born in Freeport on December 15,1874, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hahn, and was united in marriage to John G. Keehn on May 10, 1894. Surviving, besides the husband, are seven children and eighteen grandchildren. Her parents and two brothers preceded her in death. Children surviving are: Otto Keehn, East Moline; Edwin and Miss Florence Keehn, at home; Mrs. Howard Keith, Mrs. Henry Brown, Mrs. Robert Kutzke, Mrs. Walter Kutzke, Freeport. Also surviving are three brothers, Henry Hahn and Fred Hahn, Freeport, William Hahn, Dubuque, Ia., and a sister Mrs. John Siems, Freeport.
Mrs. Keehn was a faithful member of Zion Reformed church and of Zion Ladies' Aid society.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon, at 2 o'clock at the home and at 2:30 at Zion church, Rev. C. M. Grahl, pastor officiating. Burial will be made in Oakland cemetery. Six nephews will act as pallbearers.
Freeport Journal Standard July 1936. Submitted by: e-mail on 4 June 2003