Fred W. Keister

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Fred W. Keister

August 05, 1936 - October 06, 2018

Fred W. Keister Fred W. Keister, 82, of Lewisburg, went to be with the Lord at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, at his residence surrounded by family.
He was born August 5, 1936, in Mifflinburg, a son of the late Francis and Grace (Kleckner) Keister. He married the former Edith Mae Loss on Dec. 12, 1954 who preceded him in death on Oct 6, 1975. On Sept. 4, 1976, he married the former Rachel M. Watson who survives.

Fred retired in 1998 from American Home Foods after 43 years of service. He was earlier employed by the Milton Shoe Factory.
He was attending Bethel Holiness Church, Mifflinburg.

Fred enjoyed attending public sales and having garage sales. He was known for his homemade ice cream. He enjoyed playing games, picnics, making mountain pies, canning, and traveling. He was always ready to do a kind deed for his family and friends and was known to play practical jokes.

Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Debra Ann and Wayne Brouse of Selinsgrove, Cynthia Mae and Christopher Cook of Milton; two sons and one daughter-in-law, Rick Lee Keister and Crystal Shipe of Milton, Scott William Keister of Milton; three sisters, Kathryn Gearhart and Shirley Catherman, both of Lewisburg, Mary Jane Benner of Mifflinburg; one brother and sister-in-law, Stanley and Sylvia Keister of Mifflinburg; 19 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Myron Keister; one sister, Virginia Wagner; and one great-grandson, Duriel Holdern .

Funeral services will be conducted privately at the convenience of the family.
Interment will be in Mifflinburg Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family is making a donation to Haiti Missions in Fred's honor. If you would like to contribute, any monies can be entrusted to Rachel Kesiter.

Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals - Cremations - Monuments, 16 Walnut St., Mifflinburg.
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Published on October 7, 2018
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