Eldon G. (Pete) Keefer|
Apr. 20, 1923 - Feb. 14, 2014
Former Resident of Lafayette
Eldon G. "Pete" Keefer died peacefully in his sleep at his home in San Dimas, CA on Friday, February 14, 2014 at the age of 90.
Pete was born in Green Valley, Illinois to Harry and Jeanette Shotwell Keefer and was a former resident of Lombard and Arlington Heights, Illinois. Pete resided in Lafayette, CA from 1965-2005 before he moved to San Dimas, CA. He was a graduate of Monmouth College and attended Loyola School of Law in Illinois. He served with the US Army in Europe during WWII. He was lovingly married to Marion Lois Court (d. 1967) followed by Faye Odden (d.1996).
Pete is survived by his loving children, Lynn (Hiram) Fernandez; John (Diane) Keefer; grandchildren Hiram Michael, Robert Michael and Anthony Michael Fernandez, Cort William and Kaitlin Joy Keefer; three great grandchildren, step-sons Chris B. and Harley Scott Odden, five step-grandchildren and 10 step-great grandchildren. He also leaves his sister Geri (Frank) Hart. His ashes will be inurned at Arlington National Cemetary. A memorial service will be held at Upland Hills Country Club in Upland, CA on Mar. 7th at 11am.
Annette Soto - Director 714-535-3715
1410 South Acacia, Suite D, Fullerton, CA 92831
Published in Contra Costa Times on Feb. 27, 2014