Donald S. Keesey

grandpa (1)May 12, 1930 – April 1, 2018

Donald passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018 at the Amita/Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence in Elk Grove Village.

Donald was a resident of Illinois at the time of passing and an avid Blackhawks fan.

He was born on May 12, 1930 in York, Pennsylvania to Wilson A. Keesey and Ruth N. (nee Sechrist). Donald served three tours in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

He is survived by his sister Pauline; his children: Janet, Karen (John), and David; grandchildren: Jennie, James (Michelle), Colleen (Pete), Ryan (Katie) and Michael; great-grandchildren: Isabella, Jonathan, Riley and Connor. His wife Betty, his parents and his siblings (Richard, Lois and Miriam) preceded him in death.

Visitation will be held Sunday, April 29, 2018 from 11 AM until time of Memorial Service 3PM at Geils Funeral Home, 260 W. Irving Park Road, Wood Dale IL. Casual attire requested, no ties allowed. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to the USO, Honor Flight, The US Naval Institute, Disabled Veterans, The Fisher House Foundation, The Humane Society or the ASPCA, would be appreciated.

For funeral information, please call 630-766-3232.