Kaye Keffer

Obituary of Kaye Keffer

“Our special Kaye"

Peacefully after succumbing to injuries from a serious burn and with the love of family by her side, Karen “Kaye” Keffer (nee Kirktown) of Owen Sound, passed away in Toronto, on Friday, January 1, 2021, at the age of 78 years.  Predeceased her husband of 58 years Len Keffer, who died one year to the day before Kaye.

Loving mother of Sherrylee Keffer, Sheldon Keffer and Darlene Thorn. Proud grandmother of Melissa (Nathan) Hingston and Elizabeth (Roger) Parsons; great-grandmother and “special Kaye” of Tiera Hingston.  Kaye will also lovingly be remembered by her sisters Donelda Croft and Bonnie Glancey and nieces.   Purrfectly loved by her kitty Crystal.   Cherished by many who considered Kaye “like a Mom” to them, friends near and far. Predeceased by her parents Murray and Sarah Kirktown.   

Kaye enjoyed what was beautiful, including her roses and “bubblegum flowerbeds”.  Having your life touched by Kaye was like “being kissed by an angel!”  A private family service will be held at the Brian E. Wood Funeral Home, 250 14th Street West, Owen Sound, ON. N4K 3X8 (519) 376-7492 on Wednesday, January 6th, 2021 with Father Wojciech Kuzma officiating.  Interment in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Owen Sound.

Family and friends are welcome to view the service via livestream at 11:00 a.m. by selecting the ‘LIVE STREAMING’ menu option at the top right corner of the funeral home website (woodfuneralhome.ca).  

If so desired, the family would appreciate donations to the Inter Township Fire Department Toy Drive, the Owen Sound Animal Shelter or The Womans Centre Grey Bruce as an expression of sympathy.

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca