Diane Deuser Keenan, age 80, of Austin, died Monday, December 21, 2020.
Diane was born November 23, 1940, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to Wally and Mary (Cota) Deuser. She graduated from John Marshall High School, Rochester, Minn., in 1959, the first graduating class! Diane received her nursing degree from St. Barnabus Nursing School and proudly served as a registered nurse at St. Barnabus Hospital, and VA Hospitals in Seattle, Wash., and Minneapolis.
On July 26, 1969, Diane was united in marriage to John (Jack) Keenan at St. Edward’s Catholic Church in Austin. Diane dedicated her life in Austin to volunteer service. She served in various capacities including her children’s “Room Mother,” Philomathian Christian Bookstore, Brownie/Girl Scout Leader, and various positions at St. Edward Catholic Parish.
Above all, Diane dedicated her life to her family. Survivors include her devoted husband of 51 years, Jack, of Austin; daughter Maggie (Don) Schoepski, Harmony, Minn., son Michael (Rebecca) Keenan, Spring Lake Park, Minn.; and her five beloved grandchildren: Addison, Rachel, Owen, George and Clayton; sisters Roxanne (Jon) Butler, Minneapolis, Minn., and Marilyn (Tim) Pryor, Minnetonka, Minn.
A celebration of life and Memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorials are suggested to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or the charity of your choice.
Condolences may be left online at www.mayerfh.com.