Julia Esther Ormachea Keeney
1943 — 2021
Julia Esther Keeney, of Kyle Texas, passed away on February 28, 2021. She was born June 18, 1943 in La Paz, Bolivia, to Vicente and Esther Ormachea. Julia grew up in La Paz, Bolivia, and graduated from Colegio Aleman Mariscal Braun in 1961. She moved to Chicago, Illinois with her family in 1963 where she worked for the Maryknoll Brothers Catholic Missionary Service and later for Bell and Howell. There she met her future husband, Robert "Bob" Keeney. Julia and Bob married in March 1970 and live briefly in many states eventually settling in Brownsville, Texas. Julia adored south Texas, the beaches, the tropical gardens and wildlife, the close friendships, her employment at UT-Brownsville...