Kroeger Funeral Home and Cremation Services
Edward Raymond O'Keeffe
(October 26, 1932 - February 5, 2012)
Edward Raymond O’Keeffe, age 79, Indianapolis, formerly of Logansport and Biloxi, MS, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Sunday, February 5, 2012, in Indianapolis.
Born October 26, 1932, in Beardstown, Ill., he was the son of Edward Raymond and Rosemary Dempsey O’Keeffe.
On August 25, 1956, he was married to Phoebe J. Roberts, who preceded him in death on July 23, 2000.
A United States Army veteran, Ed had owned and operated restaurants in Peru and Logansport. He was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Biloxi, Miss., and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Surviving are his children, Rev. Fr. Dennis O’Keeffe, Zionsville, John (Angelique) O’Keeffe, Elizabethtown, Ky., Barbara Gwin, Indianapolis, Michael (Rhonda) O’Keeffe, Nicholson, Ga., Coleen (Andy) Karle, Crawfordsville, In., Harold (Teresa) O’Keeffe, Denver, NC., Brian (Natalie) O’Keeffe, Flowery Branch, GA., Jerome (Cindy) O’Keeffe, Cypress, Tex., and Elizabeth Stoops, Ottawa, Kansas; nineteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Also surviving are brothers, Jerome (Marsha) O’Keeffe, Chicago, Il., Harold (Juanita) O’Keeffe and John (Nancy) O’Keeffe, all of Grand Rapids, Mich., and sisters, Dorothy Makley and Eileen O’Keeffe, both of Fresno, California and a number of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9, in the Reception Room of St. Alphonsus Liguori Catholic Church, 1870 West Oak Street, Zionsville. A Rosary will be offered at 7:30 pm that evening. Visitation will also be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Friday, prior to the funeral service.
The Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday in St. Alphonsus Church.
The Graveside Committal service will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Friday in the St. Vincent de Paul Section of Mount Hope Cemetery, Logansport.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2723 S. Albright Road, Kokomo, IN 46902.