Barbara Keiffer, 80, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 27, 2012. She was surrounded by her family.
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Barbara was born Oct. 15, 1931 in Palouse, Wash. She later moved to Klamath Falls, Ore. where she spent the next 75 years. She graduated high school at KUHS, class of 1950. During high school Barbara worked as a receptionist for Evert Dennis Real Estate. She married John Keiffer in 1951 and had four children. In 1962 John and Barbara started United Repair Service a business they owned and operated for 43 years.
Barbara loved spending time with family and friends, cooking, fishing, camping, bowling and gardening. She didn't know a stranger and was full of love and compassion. She was always there to lend an ear, a hand or hug.
Among her survivors are: her husband John Keiffer, brother John and sister in- law Robin Larsen, children Mike and Maryann Keiffer, Terry and Jan Keiffer, Leslie and George Demetrakos, and son Scott Keiffer; grandchildren Mikayla, Pamela, Kyle, Steven Keiffer, Tiffany, Dena and Mike Sanchas, Tawn and Brian Coleman, Dustin and Carrie Demetrakos, Chelsea Biard, Penny and Matt Jerman, Jason and Kriste Green, Shawna and Geoffrey Fry. She also had ten great-grandchildren: Jordane Keiffer, Silas, Eliana and Mikey Sanchas, Olivia, Christian, Annaliese and Irish Coleman, Jordanne, McKenzie and Rylee Demetrakos, and the eleventh great-grandchild due in November.
She was preceded in death by her mother Wilma and father Frank Bechtel.
At her request, funeral services will not be held. Arrangements are being made by Eternal Hills.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the organization of your choice.
Published in Herald And News on Sept. 30, 2012