2010-02-18 / Obituaries

Catherine F. Keebaugh

McConnellsburg, 86

Catherine “Kate” F. Keebaugh, 86, died Thursday, February 11, 2010, at Menno Haven Nursing Center, Chambersburg.

She was born in McConnellsburg, February 14, 1923, the daughter of the late Grover Clevland and Goldie (Winegardner) Fields. She was the wife of Dale L. Keebaugh, whom she married on October 15, 1942.

She was a member of Mc- Connellsburg United Methodist Church, Eastern Star Chapter in McConnellsburg and helped her husband at Keebaugh Furniture and Appliance in McConnellsburg until it was sold in 1990.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by sons: Michael D. (husband of Andree) Keebaugh, Sarasota, Fla.; Allen D. (husband of Jacquelyn) Keebaugh, Maineville, Ohio; sister Virginia Garland, McConnellsburg; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by sisters: Inez Berkstresser, Marjorie Helman, Bernice Fields; and brothers: Leo Fields and Grover C. Fields Jr.

Funeral services were held at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc., McConnellsburg, at 11:00 a.m., Monday, February 15. Pastor John Godissart officiated. Burial was made in Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1037 Haven Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740; the Alzheimer’s Association, 3544 North Progress Ave., Suite 205, Harrisburg, PA 17110 or the charity of one’s choice.

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