Sterling Louis Keener

March 6, 1932 ? Oct. 30, 2005

Sterling Louis Keener, 73, of Sweet Home died Oct. 30 at his home. He was born in McCloud, Okla. to Plaz Vernon and Addiebee (McIntire) Keener.

He joined the Navy and served during the Korean War. He married Barbara Ellen Malone in Las Vegas on Dec. 12, 1950.

He worked in the oil industry as a machinist for 26 years. He then worked as an inspector for Boeing retiring in the late 1990?s. They lived in Lakewood and Cypress, Calif., then moved to Sweet Home in 2003.

He is survived by his wife Barbara, sons Robert Louis Keener and William Berton Keener both of Lakewood, Calif., and his sister Barbara Zurline of Oklahoma City, Okla., and five grandchildren.