ST. JOHN — Anne Louise Keeley, age 97 was called home on July 21, 2019, at Pratt Health and Rehabilitation, Pratt, Kan. She was born on Sept. 30, 1921, in Minneola, Kan., the daughter of Edward Jay and Pearl Ethel (Hopkins) Long. Anne graduated from Radium High School in 1939 and later from Dodge City Beauty School. On Nov. 25, 1939, she married Keith Raymond Keeley in Larned, Kan. Following their relocation to St. John, Kan., Anne was a homemaker, librarian, school cook, beautician and an avid home cook, loved for her wonderful angel food cakes.
She had been a member of the First United Methodist Church, Hesperian Club and Mother’s Club all of St. John.
Survivors include a son, Kyle Jay Keeley and wife, Wynona of Paris, Texas; three grandchildren, Rachelle Keeley, Katy Norris and Kaelyn (KJ) Keeley. She was preceded in death by her husband Keith in 1992; a son, Bradford Keith Keeley; a daughter, Dorothy Anne Kastning; a brother, James Norton Long; and a sister, Dorothy Lorene Henry.
The family will receive friends at the First United Methodist Church on Saturday July 27, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. A private inurnment service will take place in the Larned Cemetery, Larned, Kan. Memorials may be given to the First United Methodist Church in care of Minnis Chapel, PO Box 34, St. John, KS 67576.
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Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 23, 2019