Nellie Keene, 94, Brookings, died Jan. 16, 2002, at Curry Good Samaritan Center.

She was born Jan. 20, 1907, in Marathon, Wis., to John and Teresa (Sonnentag) Hornung.

She married Gustav Keene in August 1933 and lived in Temple City, Calif., from 1952 to 1993. She moved to Brookings in 1996.

Mrs. Keene was a homemaker and seamstress, and enjoyed reading. She was a member of Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

She is survived by daughters, Carol Crow of Brookings and Arliss Cooney of Dayton; and son, Thomas Keene of San Antonio, Texas.

Funeral mass was Friday, Jan. 18, at the Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

Interment will be at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier, Calif., officiated by Rev. Edmund K. Ryan, O.P.