Theresa Anne Keanini
  • 51 years old
  • Date of birth: Feb 29, 1964
  • Place of birth:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Date of passing: Dec 9, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Austin, Texas, United States
Leave this world a better place than you found it

Theresa Anne Keanini, born on February 29, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois was the first of three children born to Rosaleen Brennan and Richard Langtry. Theresa made her transition on December 9th, 2015 surrounded by her loving children and family after a year-long battle with colon cancer. 

Theresa graduated from San Francisco State University with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She obtained a teaching certificate and taught fifth grade at Vallecito Elementary in San Rafael, California. Theresa was the mother of three children, Alexandra, TJ and Liam with their father Timothy D. Keanini. A native Californian, she lived in the Bay Area for over 20 years before relocating with her family to Austin, Texas. 

Theresa was known for her generosity towards others, her love of music and her fierce commitment to her children. She leaves to celebrate her life and carry on her memory her children and parents, sister Jessica Langtry, brother Tom Langtry, and fiancé Norman Marek. She is also survived by her loving nephew Declan, second daughter Kristina “Stina” Paul, and dear friends Anne-Marie and Tom Nangle. 

Services will be held Sunday, December 20, 2015 at 2:00pm at Peel & Sons Funeral Home 607 East Anderson Lane, Austin TX 78752 (512) 419-7224. 

The family invites you to wear something blue in support of Colon Cancer Awareness. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to:

Colon Cancer Alliance at 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Kristin Luna on 30th December 2015

"On behalf of Dr. Bratcher Runyan and staff, we are truly sorry for your loss. Theresa was an amazing person. Her determination to beat this was very inspiring. We hold you all in our thoughts and prayers."

This tribute was added by Mindy Sommers on 19th December 2015

"Alex- My heart is truly heavy for you and your family.  I was TJ's 1st grade teacher and I babysat all 3 of you. Your mom was a beautiful, caring person. She gave me a beautiful wishing wand so all my dreams come true. The wand is in my car, I've had it there for years. She truly thought of others happiness and joy.  I'm glad I got to know her. Lots of love and prayers to the family."

This tribute was added by Mary Passeri on 15th December 2015

"I will always remember Theresa's generosity of spirit and loving kindness. My deepest sympathy to all her loved ones. So many fond memories. Wishes for peace."

This tribute was added by Juli Ballard (nee Dybeck) on 15th December 2015

"Theresa was a beautiful and passionate woman and will be deeply missed.  My condolences to the entire family; please know that Sean and I are thinking of you all at this difficult time.  Juli"

This tribute was added by Shannon Storms on 13th December 2015

"I met Theresa when I worked with Tim at Broderbund Software. Alexandra was entering the first grade when we became friends. Our heartfelt sympathy goes to all of the family. Theresa will be deeply missed."

This tribute was added by Laura Paul on 12th December 2015

"Thank you Theresa for creating such a loving family for Kristina.It meant so much to her and to me as well. You will  be forever missed,"

This tribute was added by Leslie Wong on 11th December 2015

"So sorry to learn of Theresa's passing. Thoughts and prayers to he family during this difficult time. I will always remember her beauty and smile from high school days."

This tribute was added by Tom Nangle on 11th December 2015

"So much of what defines us in life are the people we love and the life and memories we share.  From the time my wife and I started dating Theresa became a part of my life.  From our wedding day to the birth of our children, Theresa was there with her beautiful smile.  Our times spent together with our first born in Hawaii,  to our time as neighbors in San Rafael and San Anselmo, and our trips to the "Knolls" made it seem like during our young married lives we were all inseparable.  It is so hard to believe you are gone, but I am happy you are now at peace.
You will be missed and will always hold a place in our heart."

This tribute was added by Carrie Moehnke on 11th December 2015

"Theresa was such a light in my classroom, when I taught her son TJ in 3rd grade at Hamilton Elementary School.
When the family moved to Austin, I was able to visit them in their new home. This memory will always be in my heart.  All my love to the family❤️❤️❤️I love you!"

This tribute was added by Anne Marie Nangle on 11th December 2015

"My heart is so heavy as I sit and think of the most wonderful days I spent with Theresa.  This season is especially hard since we loved it so.   She was always such a light in my life from meeting each other at 17 to raising our children together.  I have and always will love you, my dear friend.  I will miss you so much."

This tribute was added by barbara danzinger on 11th December 2015

"Oh Linda & Dick & family...Our heartfelt sympathy, love  and prayers to you.  Blessings  and peace to your beautiful Theresa.  
Rudy & Barb"

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