Linn Miles Kieffer Jr.


Linn Miles Kieffer Jr., 78, of Mifflinburg, passed away on April 13, 2019, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, surrounded by his children and family. He peacefully passed into the arms of Jesus whom he trusted for most of his life.
He was born July 4, 1940, in Jamaica, N.Y., the first son of the late Linn M. Sr. and Margeurite (Aldstadt) Kieffer. On April 22, 1962, he married the former Barbara A. Meek who preceded him in death.

Linn was a 1958 graduate of Mifflinburg High School, completing the agricultural course and competing in wrestling and football.
Linn began his career working his farm and rearing his family between Mifflinburg and Forest Hill. He was a mechanic who could repair anything, and he drove a heating oil delivery truck for many years. He and Barbara also were active giving foster care and operating a personal care home.
Linn was a Christian and member of the Mifflinburg CM&A Church.
Linn was a quiet, Dutchified and energetic gentleman who opened his home to anyone, young or old, rich or poor, black or white. He had many interests including hunting, farming, International tractors, his faith, his children and grandchildren's lives, and camping with the Good Sam Club for more than 50 years, camping in nearly every state including Alaska.

He is survived by his son, Mark Jamin Kieffer of Mifflinburg; daughter, Stephany Rose Francis and husband Kurt P. of Sunbury; son, William Thompson Linn Kieffer II and wife Jan E. of Lewisburg; son, Jeremy Robert Feese and wife Rachel of Sunbury; and Michele Kieffer of New York, Amy Kieffer of New Columbia, Chardea Kieffer of Selinsgrove, and Charquita Kieffer of Watsontown; grandchildren, Pamela and Matthew Lauver of New Berlin, Gregory and Jackie Kieffer of Mifflinburg, John M. and Mallory Kieffer of Mifflinburg, Branden and Jennifer Kieffer of Arkansas, Nichole and Thomas Bedenk of Germany, John Miles Courtney of New Berlin, Timothy Feese USN, Daniel Feese of Virginia, Devyn and Elijah DelValle of Sunbury , Lindsey R. and William T. L. Kieffer III of Lewisburg, other children, 29 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Donald and Gloria Kieffer of Danville; and a niece and nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and son, Ronald E. Kieffer.

Friends and family may visit from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the Mifflinburg CM&A Church, 80 Church Road. Mifflinburg, followed by the funeral at 3, with Pastor Donald L. Hewlett officiating.
Interment will be at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to his church.

Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.
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9 posts

Sandy Sprenkle
Apr 18, 2019
So sorry for your loss sounds he was an amazing man and a wonderful father your in my ptayers
Cindy Bezilla
Apr 16, 2019
I was very sorry to hear of Linns passing. I remember the many years Paul and I enjoyed camping with him and his family. My thoughts are with you all during this time of sadness.
Jennifer Palmer
Apr 16, 2019
Mark may you find comfort in your family & friends during this difficult time. My thoughts & prayers are with you all. May he be greeted at the Pearly Gates with open arms & be reunited with those who have gone before him. Love & miss you my dear friend.
Eugene & Joyce Meek
Apr 15, 2019
Our condolences to Linn's family and many, many descendants. God bless you all.
Kitty Hauck
Apr 15, 2019
Linn will be sadly missed by all of the Paperwork Good Sam Camping club. Please rest in peace.
Chuck Confer
Apr 15, 2019
It's with great regret that we learn of Linn's passing. May he rest in peace now. Please have my condolences.
Juanita Varnicle
Apr 15, 2019
So sorry for this great loss, praying for God’s comfort for all who loved him, may wonderful memories flood your minds and carry you through this difficult time until you finally see him again.
The Lawrence Family
Apr 14, 2019
Deepest sympathies to you all on the loss of such a great soul. Keeping you in our hearts and prayers for comfort. Stephanie , Hans and Xan Lawrence
John Stuck
Apr 14, 2019
So sorry to hear of the passing of your father