Martin Luther Keffer
(1857-1891)
Sarah Matilda Schweitzer
(1857-1927)
John Bicher
(1855-1928)
Susanna Zinn
(1851-1929)
John S. Keffer
(1879-1957)
Sarah Ellen Bicher
(1881-1966)
Walter Elwood Keffer
(1905-1982)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Dorothy I. Kilhefner

Walter Elwood Keffer 1

  • Born: 3 Oct 1905, Spring Twp., Berks, PA 1
  • Marriage (1): Dorothy I. Kilhefner
  • Died: 14 Mar 1982, West Reading, Berks, PA at age 76 1 2
  • Buried: Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 1

   FamilySearch ID: 2QBR-SVY.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1950 in Spring Twp., Berks, PA. 3 The 1950 census recorded at 157 Alcovy Road (T 597) John S. Keffer, farmer, 75, living with wife Sarah E., 69. They were born in Pennsylvania.
Next door is their son, Walter E. Keffer, shipper for brick company, 44, with his wife Dorothy I., 37, and son Walter D., 11. They were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Obituary: Intelligencer Journal: obituary of Walter E. Keffer on 15 Mar 1982 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 2 Walter E. Keffer, 76, Reinholds R2, died Sunday at 7:15 a. m. in American Medical Nursing Center, West Reading, where he had been a guest for two days. He retired in 1974 from Amerigas Inc., Route 272, Ephrata, and was a member of Imanuel Evangelical Congregational Church, Adamstown. The husband of Dorothy I. Kilhefner Keffer, he was born in Spring Township, Berks County, a son of the late John and Ellen Beecher Keffer. Surviving, in addition to his wife, are three children, Mrs. Thelma Buohl, Adamstown; Esta, wife of Ralph Vernon Ansel, Reamstown; and Walter D., Reinholds R2; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and five sisters, Edith, wife of Elmer Shirk; Nora Althouse and Stella, wife of Carl Trostle, all of Mohnton R2; Elsie, wife of William Werner, Marietta, Ga.; and Anna, wife of Elmer B. Martin, Ephrata.


Walter married Dorothy I. Kilhefner. (Dorothy I. Kilhefner was born on 8 Mar 1913 in Hinkletown, Lancaster, PA,4 died on 27 Feb 1996 in Myerstown, Lebanon, PA 4 and was buried in Adamstown: Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 4.)


Sources


1 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=128894768.

2 Intelligencer Journal (Lancaster, PA), 15 Mar 1982, page 4. Obituary of Walter E. Keffer.

3 "1950 United States Census," https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:6XBT-V5WH John S Keffer Spring Township, Berks, PA.

4 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/128894799.



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