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Charlene J. Keffer


Charlene J. Keffer, 83, of Wilsonville, passed away at her residence on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022.

She was born Feb. 4, 1939, in Alton, to Elroy C. Lamparter and Alva Marie Graf Lamparter.

She married Robert L. Keffer.  He preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 2001.

She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her children, Richard (Karen) Keffer of Mansfield, TX, Robert Wayne (Sandy) Keffer of Dayton, OH, Ronnie L. (Tammy) Keffer of Wilsonville, Larry D. Keffer of Wilsonville, Michelle (Jim) Cunningham of Mt. Olive; 16 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents; spouse; grandchildren, Robert W. Keffer, Jr, Stacey Lanette Keffer; brother, George Lamparter.

Services were held on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022 at  Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Staunton.

Memorials are suggested to Macoupin County Animal Shelter or Adopt-A-Pet.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, is in charge of the arrangements.