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Cora Jackman Keetch
Dec. 20, 1919 - March 25, 2010
Cora Jackman Keetch, 90, a resident of Cortez, Colo., passed away Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Madison House in Cortez. She was born Dec. 20, 1919, in Levan, Utah, the daughter of William Lester and Ina Mae Jackman.
Cora graduated from Provo High School in Provo, Utah, and attended San Juan College.
On July 15, 1943, Cora married C. Wesley Keetch. The couple later was married at the Temple in Mesa, Ariz. Cora and Wesley celebrated their golden wedding anniversary in July of 1993, just four months before Wesley's death in October.
She worked as a bookkeeper in Layton and Cedar City, Utah, for the Department of Agriculture.
Cora and Wesley moved to Farmington in September 1963. In Farmington, she was a substitute teacher and had a nursery school until her retirement in 1978. In Cora's free time she loved to travel, play bridge, golf and bowl.
Preceding Cora in death were her husband, C. Wesley Keetch; her parents, William and Ina Mae Jackman; one sister, Wanda Holdaway; and two brothers, W. Lynn and LaNell R. Jackman.
Surviving Cora are her son, Steven J. Keetch and wife, JoAnn, of Cortez; grandson, Jeffrey B. Keetch of Cortez; great-grandchildren, Kiera, Braden and Blake Keetch; her brother, Morris A. Jackman and wife, Carol of Provo, Utah; and many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, at Memory Gardens, 6917 E. Main St., in Farmington.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home; (970) 565-3468.
For further information or to send condolences, visit www.ertelfuneralhome.
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Published in Farmington Daily Times on Mar. 28, 2010
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