Opal Keilbach (1923 - 2013)

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Opal Keilbach

Opal E. Keilbach, 90, of St. Jacob, Ill., born Aug. 5, 1923, in Highland, Ill., died Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.

Opal retired from Basler Electric Company, Highland, Ill., after 49 years of dedicated service.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Elmer Keilbach whom she married on Dec. 26, 1939; her parents, John and Minnie, nee Schlicht, Nungesser; and a sister, Wanedith Suess.

Surviving are her daughter, Gladys (Richard L.) Schiefer of St. Jacob, Ill.; and a granddaughter, Crystal L. (Randy Harris) Schiefer.

Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels or charity of donors choice. Online condolences may be made at www.laughlin.com

Visitation: Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013, and 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Aebischer-Richeson Funeral Home in St. Jacob, Ill.

Funeral: Service will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at the funeral home with the Rev. Gary Kniepkamp officiating. Interment in Highland City Cemetery, Highland, Ill.

Funeral Home
Aebischer~Richeson Funeral Home - St. Jacob
211 North Douglas  St. Jacob, IL 62281
Funeral Home Details
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Dec. 16, 2013