June Keifer

June Arlene Keifer

MANSFIELD: June Arlene Keifer, 101, of Mansfield, died Friday, June 20, 2014 at Winchester Terrace Nursing Home. Born June 16, 1913 in Mansfield, she was the daughter of Floyd and Bertha (Daubenspeck) Miles.

A 1931 graduate of Mansfield Senior High School, she retired from Mansfield Tire after 30 years of service where she was the personal secretary for Mr. James H. Huffman. She was a member of Mayflower Congregational Church for over 80 years where she sang in the choir for over 70 of those years. Mrs. Keifer participated in several golf and bowling leagues and enjoyed traveling with her husband and following The Ohio State University football team.

She is survived by a nephew, Richard "Rick" Miles; a niece, Ruth Nestich; great nephews and nieces, Steven (Tammy), Derek (Jodi), Paige, Grace and Lily; and a sister-in-law, Wilma Pifer.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Keifer in 1999; two brothers, Jack Robert Miles and Richard Floyd Miles; and two sisters, Marjorie Miles and Beverly Miles.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Diamond Street Home of Wappner Funeral Directors, 98 S. Diamond Street, Mansfield conducted by Dr. Gary Wilson. Burial will follow in Mansfield Cemetery. Friends may call one hour prior to the service, from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m., at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Mayflower Congregational Church or the .

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Published in the News Journal on June 21, 2014