Richard Allen Keno, 81
Feb. 28, 1936 ó Dec. 9, 2017
Richard Allen Keno, 81, of Kewaskum, passed away Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017,
at home. He was born Feb. 28, 1936, in a house near the old Kewaskum
Opry House to Elizabeth (nee Keller) and Raymond Keno.
Richard attended Kewaskum Community High School and graduated with
honors in 1954. He was also a student of the violin and enjoyed
attending concerts in Milwaukee. Upon graduation, he attended both
Marquette University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Richard
received both his BA and MA business degrees from UW-Milwaukee. He was
employed at Regal Ware for several years, and then worked at Sprague in
Grafton. After his employment at both these places, he became office
manager at International Stamp in Hartford. He retired from this
position in 2000. Upon retirement, he pursued his interest in antique
weapons, both collecting antique firearms and attending area gun shows.
He also was fascinated with family genealogy and spent time researching
the family tree and was an avid student of the American Civil War.
Richard established a scholarship fund in his parentís names at Kewaskum
Community High School. Every spring, a graduating senior receives this
Those Richard leaves behind to cherish his memory include his sister,
Kathy Beer of Manitowoc, numerous cousins and friends. He was preceded
in death by his parents.
A funeral service in remembrance of Richard will be held at 1 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 15, at Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home, 215
Forest Ave. Kewaskum, WI. 53040. Richardís family will greet relatives
and friends from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service.
Entombment will be at Washington County Memorial Park will immediately
follow the funeral.
The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Homes have been entrusted
with Richardís arrangements. Online guestbook and condolences may be