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Daily Item Obituaries

January 22, 2013

Barbara Ann Kieffer, 71, Mifflinburg

MIFFLINBURG — Barbara Ann Kieffer, 71, of 1160 Forest Hill Road, entered into rest at 10:36 p.m. Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born April 7, 1941, in Bloomsburg, a daughter of the late John V. and Leota (Nungesser) Meek. On April 22, 1962, in Jerseytown, she married Linn Miles Kieffer, who survives.

Barbara was a 1959 graduate of Millville High School. Following high school, she attended Thompson Institute in Harrisburg for two years.

Barbara was a homemaker. She also worked as a secretary at the Selinsgrove State Hospital, did bookkeeping at Mathison’s Tax Service and operated Kieffer’s Personal Care Home.

She was a member of Christian Missionary Alliance Church, Mifflinburg, where she helped organized meals for those that where ill or shut-in. She was known to always take care of people.

Barbara was a member of the Good Sam RV Club and Scattered Few RV Club, where she also served as the secretary-treasurer. She was a lifelong member of the fostering children program.

She enjoyed playing cards, camping and traveling. Her travels took her to 42 of the 50 states. One of her greatest joys was spending time with family and friends.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Stephany R. Courtney, of New Berlin; three sons and one daughter-in-law, Mark J. Kieffer, of Mifflinburg, William T.L. and Jan Kieffer, of Lewisburg, and Jermey R. Feese and his fiancee, Rachel Gittens, both of New Berlin; three adopted children, Abra Kieffer, of Chicago, Michele Kieffer, of Williamsport, and David S. Feese, of Mifflinburg; 25 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one sister and brother-in-law, Ellen and Daniel Walk, of Bloomsburg; and three brothers and sisters-in-law, John W. and Martha Meek, Eugene and Joyce Meek and Larry and Sharon Meek, all of Bloomsburg.

She was preceded in death by one son, Ronald Eugene Kieffer, on June 22, 2005.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Mifflinburg Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 80 Church Road, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be held at 3 with the Rev. Glen Bayly officiating.

Interment with a private committal service will take place on Monday in Elan Memorial Park, Bloomsburg.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Barbara’s memory may be made to Mifflinburg Christian Missionary Alliance Church, 80 Church Road, Mifflinburg, PA 17844.

Funeral arrangements are by the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg. To share in Barbara‘s remembrance, visit www.adamofh.com.

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