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Keens to mark 60th anniversary

Thursday, September 23, 2004

Raymond and Helene Keen of Horseshoe Bend will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Sept. 23.

The couple married in an "all service" wedding Sept. 23, 1944, in Berwyn, Ill. Raymond was in the Navy and Helene was in the Army. The wedding took place on a seven-day furlough.

The Keens moved to Horseshoe Bend in 1973. Raymond was a police officer and retired after 17 years. Helene was a volunteer EMT and coordinator of the Horseshoe Bend Ambulance for 24 years. She is also retired.

The couple will celebrate their anniversary with their family.