Frances J. Keefauver, 79

JAN. 29, 1933-SEPT. 26, 2012

September 27, 2012
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Frances Jean Keefauver, 79, of 55 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, Md., died Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Jan. 29, 1933, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Frank Johnathan and Sarah Katheryn Trovinger Schlotterbeck.

She graduated in 1951 from Hagerstown High School.

She was previously employed by Avalon Manor Nursing Home, Reed Industries and for 13 years by Hagerstown Shoe Co.

She was a member of Hagerstown Bible Church.

She was a member of V.F.W. 1936 Auxiliary and A.A.R.P., and was a former volunteer at Washington County Hospital.

She is survived by one daughter, Regina "Jean" B. Wilkins of Hagerstown; one stepson, John Keefauver of Hagerstown; one sister, Anna Kathryn Anderson of Prescott Valley, Ariz.; and one brother, Leon Ditto Schlotterbeck of Prescott, Ariz.; two grandsons, Thomas Wilkins of Williamsport, Md., and Kevin Wilkins of Hagerstown; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one sister, June Delores LeFever.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. The Rev. Dale R. Carver will officiate. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m.

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