Jean Keeling

Jean Keeling

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Laura Jean Keeling, age 79, of Alliance, passed away on Nov. 7, 2021.

She was born on Feb. 19, 1942, at home in Hartville to Lloyd and Gearldine (Bennett) Royer.

Jean enjoyed gardening and loved taking care of her family.

Those left to cherish her memory are her children, Susan (Tom) Kritz, Tony (Cathy) Rainieri, and Jimmy (Lena) Keeling; grandchildren, Tom (Steffany), Nicole (Derek), Hannah (Justin), Trevor (Jacqui), and TJ (Brittany); great-grandchildren, Tom, Kensi, Landon, Lincoln, and Haidyn; brother, Dale (Shirley); and many loved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jim; her sister, Sue Weisel; and her son, Tim Keeling.

A celebration of life service for Jean and Jim being reunited again will be held at the Chapel in Marlboro on Nov. 20 at 11:30 a.m. with a visitation starting at 11 a.m.

Arrangements are entrusted to Cassaday-Turkle-Christian Funeral Home 75 S. Union Ave., Alliance. Friends and family may share condolences and memories online at