Herbert E. Keefer,
Sr., 77, of 60 Moser Road Danville PA died Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at
Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. He was born August 18, 1930 in
Danville PA the son of the late Herbert M. and Edna Rudy Keefer.
Danville High School. He served in the United States Navy.
Mr. Keefer was
employed by Kennedy Van Saun Danville PA both in the shell line and also as
a security guard. He was also employed by Heinz in Bloomsburg PA. His
greatest enjoyment was horses and harness racing. He also enjoyed hunting
and fishing. Mr. Keefer was an avid New York Yankees and Washington
Mr. Keefer is
survived by his wife of 56 years Freda G. Lanning Keefer whom he married
March 10, 1951. He is also survived by three sons; Herbert E. Keefer, Jr.
and his wife Jean of Danville PA; Terry A. and his wife Michelle of Danville
PA and William M. and his wife Verda of Danville PA and two daughters;
Beverly A. Harris of Danville PA and Helen I. Oberdorf and her husband
Richard of Danville PA. Also surviving are 16 grandchildren, 17
great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson. He is also survived by
two sisters; Helen Grove of Danville PA and Charlotte Hendricks of Danville
PA. Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in
death by three brothers; Carl, Elwood and William Keefer and two sisters;
Mae Faux and Marguerite Knapp.
will be held Friday, September 21, 2007 at 11:00 AM from the Visneski
Funeral Home, Inc. 10 W Mahoning Street Danville PA with Brother Jody Bortz
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses Jerseytown PA officiating. Burial will
follow in Elan Memorial Park Bloomsburg PA. Friends will be received
Thursday evening from 7-9 PM at the funeral home and also from 9:30 until
the time of service.