Tomasita V. Keefer
February 22, 1934 - March 1, 2018
Tomasita V. “Tommie” Keefer, 84, of Sims Hwy., Morenci, died Thursday morning, March 1, 2018, at Hospice of Lenawee Home in Adrian. Born February 22, 1934, in San Antonio, TX, she was the daughter of the late Ramiro and Marie (Garcia) Valdez.
Tommie grew up in Texas and was raised by her sister Mary following the death of their mother at a young age. She worked in various migrant camps across the country, and while in Lyons, Ohio, she met Arden Keefer, and they married in 1973. A lover of people, Tomasita enjoyed being in the company of others, and she loved to socialize. She also enjoyed gardening and travelling, taking many trips to Mexico and the Smoky Mountains.
Surviving in addition to her husband, Arden, are a son, Gilbert Amaya of Thailand; a brother, Raymond Valdez of San Antonio, TX; four grandchildren, Gabby (Barry) Stover of Morenci, Matt Amaya of Amarillo, TX, Amanda (Rob) Torres of Albuquerque, NM, and Ashley Amaya of Inkster, MI; and numerous great-grandchildren.
A funeral service for Tomasita will be held Monday, March 5, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at the Eagle Funeral Home in Morenci. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci. The family will receive friends for visitation on Sunday afternoon, from 4-6 p.m.
Memorial contributions in honor of Tommie can be made to Hospice of Lenawee.
Visitation: Sunday, March 4, 2018 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in MorenciGet Directions
Funeral Service: Monday, March 5, 2018 11:00 AM Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in MorenciGet Directions