Eternal Patrol – Loren H. Keating Jr.

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Loren was born in Wildwood, N.J., and spent many years at the Jersey Shore.

At 17 he enlisted in the United States Navy where he served a very proud 20+ years.

After living on the East Coast for many years he moved his family to Washington state in 1977 where he worked as a boiler and machinery engineer.

He was an avid Seattle sports fan and spent several seasons freezing at Husky Stadium.

He was a member of Wayne Golf Club where he enjoyed many rounds and was especially proud of his three holes in one.

He also spent afternoons playing pinochle at the Northshore Senior Center.

He loved traveling, especially his dream trip to Ireland and also meeting his submarine friends at the Robert E. Lee reunions where he was on the commissioning crew.

Loren is survived by his loving wife, Barbara; son, Loren H. Keating III, his wife Julie; son, Shawn J. Keating; daughter, Patricia A Sessions; her husband, Bryan; daughter, Coleen L. Keating and three beautiful granddaughters, Jenifer M. Keating, Hollie D. Watts, her husband Nathan, and Erin R Keating.

There was a memorial/celebration of Loren’s life February 4.

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