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It is with great sorrow that the family of Teresa Ann "Terry" Keen, announce her passing on August 7, 2020, at the age of 60. After a brief but courageous battle with cancer, Terry passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family. Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Peters Church. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Peters Church or Kansas City Hospice.
Terry was born January 26, 1960 in Kansas City, MO to George and Mary Lou Blomster. She graduated from St. Peters Grade School and Bishop Hogan High School. Terry worked at CitiBank for 33 years, The Kansas City Water Department for 1 year, and most recently Nielsen for 3 years. She was preceded in death by her father George Blomster and a brother, Chip Blomster. Survivors include her husband, Calvin J. Keen, Jr.; a daughter, Kathleen (Bryan) Millard; a son, Matthew Keen; grandchildren, Gwendolyn, Jacob and Samantha Millard and her grand dog, Gauge; her mother, Mary Lou Blomster; sisters, Suzie Jacobsen, Jeanne Blomster, Lisa Collins and Michelle (Mimi) Stopperan; nieces (4), nephews (7) and many cousins.
Terry cherished spending time with her family at their lake house at the Ozarks. She enjoyed fishing, boating and visiting friends as much as possible. Terry adored playing cards with her friends and family, especially in-laws, Miriam and Calvin Keen Sr. Terry enjoyed fishing with her grandkids and watching them swim and tube. She loved getting to share those memories and passing on her love of the lake to them.
Growing up, Terry was a member of the Girl Scouts and became a leader for her daughter Katie. She also supported her son Matthew through Boy Scouts. Terry was thrilled when her granddaughter, Gwendolyn, continued the tradition of becoming a Girl Scout a few years ago.
Terry had a passion for cooking. From making meals at home with her family, to participating in competition barbecues with friends, she enjoyed sharing her enthusiasm for cooking with others. She won awards for her cheesecakes and desserts. She was especially proud of her first place lemon raspberry cheesecake. Terry even helped her granddaughter Gwendolyn take first place in the Kids-Q competition for her famed "burger balls".
Terry enjoyed sports both as a spectator and as a member of the various teams she was a part of. She played softball and bowled in leagues with her husband C.J. and friends for many years. Terry attended Royals games with her husband C.J. and their "neighborhood crew" each year. She looked forward to their big home opener celebrations every spring. She enjoyed getting to see her children grow up playing sports and attended games to cheer on her grandchildren.
During her career as an instructional designer, Terry won various awards for her dedication and commitment. She forged many friendships along the way and she adored her time with them. Terry took great pride in her work and enjoyed getting to travel for work, especially her time Florida.
Terry was a loving wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and friend. Her love will continue to radiate through her family and friends. She will be dearly missed and remembered by those who loved her.