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Catherine - Cat - Keegan

With great sadness the Department publishes this obituary.

Catherine “Cat” Boleyn Keegan

Blythewood – Catherine “Cat” Boleyn Keegan, 44, of Blythewood, died unexpectedly, Monday, June 12, 2017. Born January 6, 1973 in Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Charles W. “Bill” Boleyn, Sr., and Cathlene O’Hagan Boleyn. Cat worked for USC in the Anthropology/Archology Department for 17 years. She was a loving wife, mother, and sister.

Survivors include her husband, Eric Keegan; children, Lindsay Keegan Nerheim (Brad), Jarred Keegan; grandson, Victor Greyson Nerheim; brother, Charles W. “Billy” Boleyn, Jr.; and grandmother, Charlotte “WooWoo” Boleyn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Corey Boleyn.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock, Thursday, June 15th, at Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, 7600 Trenholm Road Ext. Columbia. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc., 107 Westpark Blvd. Suite 220, Columbia, SC 29210.

Memories and condolences may be shared at ShivesFuneralHome.com.

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