Edward T. Keane, age 89, beloved husband of Gloria C., nee Frontier, for 60 years; loving father of Tim (Mary) Keane and Monica (Mike Rgkruciak) Keane; cherished grandfather of Megan (Tom) Riddle, Molly Keane and Michael Keane. He was predeceased by two brothers. Visitation Friday, Oct. 6, from 3 to 9 p.m., at G.L. Hills Funeral Home, 745 Graceland Ave., Des Plaines. Funeral Mass Saturday, 10 a.m., at St. Mary Catholic Church, 794 Pearson, Des Plaines. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines. Edward was a dedicated family man and greatly involved in his community. Edward attended St. Phillip Academy and was baptized at Old St. Pat's. In his youth, he was also quite the athlete; he was a Golden Glove Boxer and one of the members of the last DePaul University football team. Edward was a Park District Commissioner for 24 years of Des Plaines. He was also involved in planning the Sesquicentennial Celebration for Des Plaines, as well as Chamber events for the city. Edward was a member of the Park Ridge VFW Post 3579. He retired from G.E. in 1984. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Fr. John P. Smyth, Standing Tall Charitable Foundation, 1100 N. River Rd., Des Plaines, IL 60016, appreciated. For info 847-699-9003. Published in the Chicago Tribune on 10/5/2006.