RICHARD JACK KEEFER, 75, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday, January 27, 2005. Born January 3, 1930, in Mishawaka, he had worked for the Salvation Army and Fort Wayne Newspapers.

Survivors include sisters, Patricia (John) Walker of Fort Wayne, Marilyn Wieley of Mishawaka and Shirley (Ervin) Miller of Sarasota, Florida; brother, Robert D. Keefer of Mishawaka; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Glen D. Keefer Jr., William A. Keefer and James M. Keefer.

Memorial service was Saturday, February 19, 2005 at Bethany United Methodist Church, 7715 Sunny Lane. Private burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements by Klaehn, Fahl & Melton Funeral Homes, Wayne Street Chapel, 420 W. Wayne St.

Preferred memorials to Easter Seals ARC of Northeast Indiana, Inc., 2542 Thompson Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46807.

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