Colleen Ann O’Keefe, 85, of Sedalia, died Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013.
She was born Jan. 26, 1928, in Sioux Falls, SD, a daughter of Bernard and Laura Kellestad Hilligoss. On July 29, 1950, in Longmont, Colo., at St. John’s Catholic Church, she married John H. O’Keefe, who died on June 22, 2004.
Surviving are three sons and four daughters, Thomas O’Keefe, of Denver, CO, Daniel O’Keefe, of Shawnee, Kan., Michael O’Keefe, of Independence, Maureen Roehrs, of Marshall, Anne Larson, of Madison, Wisc., Margaret of Sedalia and Kathryn of Sedalia; seven grandchildren; one sister, Diane Frazer, of Denver, Colo.
Funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be from 12:30 p.m. until service time.
Friends may sign the guest book from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at Heckart Funeral Home.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Sedalia Library or Sheltered Workshop Aquatic Program of CTC, in lieu of flowers.