Gerald Arthur Keifer, age 77, of New Bremen died 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Janurary 8, 2011 in Heritage Manor Nursing Center Minster Ohio. He was born November 26, 1933 in Fort Loramie to Milton and Mabel Cooley Keifer. Both parents are deceased. On August 10, 1957 he married Marjorie J. Huelskamp, who preceded him in death.
Mr. Keifer was a former consturction worker. He was a U.S. Navy Korean War Veteran, and also a life time member of the American Legion Post 241 of New Bremen.
Survivors include 2 sons, Bruce (Shelly) Keifer of Lakeview, and Randy (Melissa) Keifer of New Knoxville. A daughter Yvonne (Keith) Garman of New Bremen. Four Gand children Jeff (Katie) Keifer, Amanda (Dusty) Wallace, Adam Garman, and Ryan Garman two great-grandchildren, Parker Keifer and Leila Wallace. And one Brother Wesley (Esther) Keifer of Sidney.
At Gerald’s request no public services or visiting hours are planned.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Arrangements are by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridesville.