Donald W. Keefer, 87, of Yakima, died Sunday, January 15, 2017, at the Cottage in the Meadow.
He was born in Yakima on June 29, 1929, and was the eldest of three children born to Margaret and Oscar Keefer.
Don attended Yakima High School and later joined the Army and served in Korea. He worked at Hanford for 25 years and later worked for the City of Yakima for 25 years.
Don is survived by his sons, Don W Keefer (Hannah) of Tacoma, WA, Glen R Keefer (Irene), Ronald R Keefer (Donna) and Kenneth W Keefer, all of Yakima; six grandchildren and ten great grandchildren; his sister, Louise Lewis of Richland, sister-in-law, Audrey J Latte (Glenn) of Milwaukie, OR brother-in-law, Teunis Timpke of Yakima; nieces and nephews, neighbors and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 59 years, Ann, brother, Robert Keefer, grandson, Craig Keefer, and brother-in-law, Glenn Timpke.
A memorial gathering for family and friends will be held in the Spring.