.Edward F. Kehoe .

contributed by: Lee Bruschke-Johnson 

.Marinette Eagle-Star .
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Mon. Jan 21, 1946
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Edward Kehoe Stricken Sunday

Railroad Engineer for Many Years

            Edward F. Kehoe, 66, of 1455 Newberry avenue, an engineer on the Wisconsin and Michigan railroad for many years, died Sunday at 10:15 a.m., at his home. He was ill for three months.

            Born in Peshtigo July 16, 1879, Kehoe began working for the railroad as a fireman at the age of 17. At the age of 20 years he was promoted to engineer and held that position until 1938 when he began working for the Prescott company in Menominee as a stationary engineer. He had lived in Marinette for 21 years.

Mr. Kehoe married the former Irene Broncel in 1909. He was a member of St. Joseph’s church, the Catholic Order of Foresters and the Holy Name society.

            Surviving him are his wife, four sons and three daughters. They are Edward J., Donald, Ben, Patrick and Miss Mary Edna, all of Marinette, Miss Grace of Green Bay and Mrs. William Meyer of Oconto. A brother, William of Seattle, Wash., and five grandchildren also survive.

            Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 9 a.m., at St. Joseph’s church. The Rev. Omer Champagne will officiate at the requiem mass. The remains are at the McLain funeral home where the rosary will be recited Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Interment will be in Forest Home cemetery.



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