Louise Keen
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Obituary of Louise May Keen

Proverbs 11:30  “The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life: and he that winneth souls is wise.

Louise May (Wittenmyer) Keen, 83, of Lower Pottsgrove, PA, passed away on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Pottstown Hospital – Tower Health.

Born in Pottstown, PA, on October 8, 1935, Louise was the daughter of the late Oliver and Emma (Schwenk) Wittenmyer.

In earlier years, Louise owned and operated her own decoupage business. More recently, she was a member of the Tri-County Bible Church in Gilbertsville, PA. Louise was a homemaker and gifted salesperson. She also enjoyed her special dogs, reading, and camping with her family in the Pennsylvania Poconos. 

Survivors include:

One Son – Ralph S. Keen III and his wife Brenda of West Hartford, CT

Three Daughters – Cindy L., wife of Edward Hansberry of Lithia, FL

                              Susan D., wife of Randy Martinez of Burlington, NC

                             Ginger C., wife of David C. Dorr of Orlando, FL

Seven Grandchildren – Courtney Thornsberry, Michelle Kounlavong, Andrew Reynolds, Meredith Keen, Carson Keen, Rebekah Dorr and Michael Dorr.

Three Great Grandchildren – Emily Thornsberry, Hayden Kounlavong and Paige Kounlavong.

One Brother – Charles O. Wittenmyer of Pottstown, PA

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Warren “Buck” Nettles and her sisters, Kay Fries Toliver and Marian Wittenmyer.

Visitation will take place on Monday, July 22, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 12:00 p.m. Interment will take place after the service at Edgewood Cemetery. Pastor Lee Hallman will officiate. Online condolences and webcasting viewing will be available at http://www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com.