Marie May Keiffer, 85, of Tiffin, died 1:30 a.m. Sunday, January 3, 2021, in St. Francis Home, Tiffin. She was born January 30, 1935, in Hancock County, Ohio to Clarence F. and Florence L. (Russell) Eck. She married Russell Leo Keiffer, November 13, 1954, at St. Michael Catholic Church, Findlay. He died December 18, 1981.
Other survivors include a daughter, Diane (Jack) Miles of Findlay, three grandchildren, J.T., Jesse and Zachary Miles; a brother Floyd (Bonnie) Eck of Racine, Wisconsin; three sisters, Elaine Harris of Bluffton, Ohio,
Edna (James) Davis of Maryville, Tennessee; Phyllis Eck of Columbus, Ohio.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, Lawrence Eck, and a sister, Clarise Roberts.
Marie was a 1954 Cory Rawson High School graduate, a member of St. Michael Catholic Church. She worked nine years at Findlay Industries as a sewer of Corvette upholstery, three years working with her sister at a greenhouse in Bluffton, 20 years a Fairfield Glade Community Club and Golf Club, 15 years at Fairfield Glade Corporation and she started, managed, and taught aquatic exercises at the Fairfield Glade swimming pool.
Visitation for family and friends will be12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. followed by the funeral at 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 8, 2021, Rev. Gary Walters will officiate, all at the Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883 (419) 447-3113. Visitors are asked to wear masks and social distance. Burial will follow at. St. Michael’s Cemetery, Findlay.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Home.
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