KEWANEE – Teresa J. “Terrie” Keefner, 73, of Kewanee, died at 4:25 a.m., Sunday, January 26, 2020 at her home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 30 at Saint John Paul II Parish in Kewanee. Celebrant will be Rev. S. Stephen Engelbrecht. Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:30 a.m., Thursday at Rux Funeral Home in Kewanee prior to the Mass with recitation of the rosary at 8:30 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family for a memorial to be established.
She was born August 17, 1946 in Springfield, OH, the daughter of Harold and Mary Ruth (Potts) Dennison. She married Thomas Keefner on December 7, 1974 in Springfield, OH. Survivors include her husband of Kewanee, a son, Brad (Claire) of Oak Park, IL, two daughters, Stacie of Naperville, IL and Jamie of Ohio, two brothers, Jim of Dayton, OH and Mike of Canton, OH, a sister, Kristen (Pepe) Mendoza of Texas, five grandchildren; Andy, Brian, Jennifer, Eric and Maddie and two great grandchildren, Leigh and Liam. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Terrie graduated from South High School in Springfield, OH. She provided childcare in her home and had worked as a secretary at Visitation Catholic School. She was a member of Saint John Paul II Parish in Kewanee. She enjoyed scrapbooking, playing bingo and going to the lake house in New York.
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