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“My deepest condolences to the entire family: Betty, Kathy and Kevin and their spouses, and Greg, Erin and Kelsey. I so treasured meeting Jack (and...Read More »
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JOHN N. "JACK" "FRANZ" KEELER, age 92, Everlovin' husband of Betty (nee-Whitty), beloved father of Kevin R. Keeler of Alaska, Kathryn A. Keeler (Stuart de Haaff) of California and Kenneth J. Keeler (Martha); Dear grandpa of Greg, Erin and Kelsey; US Army Air Corp WW II Veteran, spending 4 years in the European Theatre. He founded his own merchandising agency, one of the first in the country. Over the years he was active in the Point of Purchase Advertising Institute, and eventually became Chairman of the Board. Jack enjoyed a life-long interest in model trains and was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of the Westlake Sportsmen Assoc.; his life-long interest in photography lead to his love for watercolor painting later in life. Passed away, November 24, 2012. Funeral Mass, St. Raphael Church (525 Dover Center Rd., Bay Village) Saturday, December 1st at 10:00 am. Interment private Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Friends may call at the McGORRAY-HANNA FUNERAL HOME OF WESTLAKE, 25620 Center Ridge Rd. (West of Columbia) FRIDAY, November 30th from 4 – 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions to St. Raphael School Scholarship Fund, 525 Dover Center Rd., Bay Village, Ohio 44140 or to St. Malachi Church, 2459 Washington Ave., Cleveland, Ohio 44113-2380.

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