Keefer, Carol

Carol J. Keefer, 78, of Morenci, Mich., died Oct. 4, 2018, at Toledo Hospital.

She was born April 9, 1940, in Morenci,  Mich., to George E. and Luella (Zilke) Rathbun.  She married A. Curtis Keefer on May 25, 1958, in Morenci, and he preceded her in death on June 25, 1992.

Carol graduated from Morenci Area Schools in 1958. She became the co-owner and bookkeeper of Keefer Construction for 30 years. She was a member of the Wauseon Emmaus Lutheran Church, the Ladies Auxiliary Post 368 of the Morenci American Legion, and served as president of the Eagle Auxiliary Aerie #1297. She enjoyed gardening, thrifting, and most importantly, her family.

Carol is survived by a daughter, Karen (and Dennis) Yenor of Morenci; three grandchildren, Whitney (and Tim) Holtz of Palmyra, Mich., Kyle (and Brittany) Yenor of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Wyatt Yenor (and fiancée, Sara Conrad) of Morenci; and great-grandchildren, Caiden Alamia and Kenzie Holtz.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Curtis; and siblings, Peg Youtzy, Gertrude Downing, Ivagene Reckner, George, Jr., Harold, Melvin, Nolan, and Elwood Rathbun.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Eagle Funeral Home, with her nephew, Bill Downing, officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Lenawee.