Michael was born in Inglewood, California on August 22, 1949 the son of Harold Jean Keenum and Betty (Sinkular) Hall.
On April 20, 1979, in Orland Park, Illinois he married the love of his life Kathleen Mary (Hahn) Keenum, who survives him in death.
Michael was a physical therapist, working for many years at his own private practice after previously serving our country in the United States Air Force from 1968-1972.
Michael was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association, the NRA, the Patriot Veteran Motorcycle Guard, and President of the Life Line Pilots.
Michael is survived by his wife Kathleen Keenum; daughters Meghan (Jon) Wenger of Vandalia, Jillian (JR) Johnson of St. Joseph, and Caitlin Keenum of Nashville, Tennessee; sisters Kathleen (Byron) Wyrick of Tennessee, Desiree (Mike) Morris, Dierdre (Oz) Yarbough of Georgia; brother David Keenum of Florida; step-mother Cindy Keenum of Georgia; grandchildren Aidan Johnson, Lydia Johnson, Abigail Wenger, Joella Johnson, and Elliot Wenger; mother-in-law Joan Hahn of Cassopolis; many, many sister-in-law’s, brother-in-law’s, nieces, and nephews.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents Harold Keenum and Betty Hall; father-in-law Nevin Hahn.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Memorial donations may be directed to the National Kidney Foundation. Online condolences may be left at www.materralstonfuneralhome.com.