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Walter Keeney
August 28, 1918 February 4, 2010


Gates Walter, 91, died Thursday in Sublimity. He was born in Winchester, Idaho, grew up in Bend, moved to Salem in 1960 and moved to Gates 10 years ago. Walter served in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He worked as a truck driver in freight and construction for 40 years, later he was a tax appraiser for Marion County for 8 years. Walter also raised and trained race horses that he raced mostly in Portland. He was a member of the VFW in Gates.

Walter married Marie Wolfe on October 11, 1941 in Reno, NV. He is survived by his wife Marie of Keizer; Son: Ronald Keeney of Veneta; Daughter: Patricia Lux of Mill City; Sister: Phyllis Brown of Des Moines, WA., and  10 grandchildren. Walter was preceded in death by son Robert Keeney.

There will be no services held at his request. Serving the family North Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.


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