Alice Keys, 89

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Alice Mary Keys (nee Collins), 89, died on Feb. 7, 2019. Born on July 7, 1929, she was the wife of the late Walter J. Keys; the mother of Dorothy, Mary (Merle) Callahan, Roger (Mary), Kathryn (Gary) Walke, Thomas, Nancy (Peter) Buttitta, and the late Walter C. Keys; the mother-in-law of Susan Keys; grandmother of Nancy Weichert (Arlin Peebles) and Amy (Josh) Komarek, James Ryan (Ashley), Roger (Adriane), Kathryn and William (Ashlee) Callahan, Matthew and Meghan Keys, Bridget and Joseph Keys, and Laura, Mary Elizabeth, Ellen and Sarah Buttitta; great-grandmother of 12; sister of the late Thomas (the late Genevieve), John (the late Darlene), Michael (the late Nancy), S/Sgt. Roger W. Collins (USA Air Corps), Mary (the late Thomas M.D.) Tierney and James (the late Gloria) Collins; and the aunt, great-aunt and cousin of many. 

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of Mass, 11 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 23 at St. Edmund Church, 188 S. Oak Park Ave. in Oak Park, followed by interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to the Voluntary Action Center ( Additional information is available at 708-383-3191 or

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