Tricounty News

Kim O'Keefe, 52

Kim O'Keefe died June 25, 2012, at her Fairhaven home. She was 52.

A private memorial will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, July 1, at her mother's home in South Haven.

Kim Elaine O'Keefe was born April 4, 1960, to Thomas and Clara (Maurer) Flanagan. She married John "Jack" O'Keefe Feb 14, 1981, at St. Jules Catholic Church in Lafayette, La. Two years later, they had their only child.

Kim was a devoted mother, daughter, sister, and friend. She always had a friendly ear and a hug for anyone who might need them. She enjoyed fishing, playing cards and dice, taking long drives, working with her animals, and spending time with family and friends.

Kim was preceded in death by her father, grandparents, and husband.

She is survived by her daughter Christina O'Keefe of St. Cloud, mother Clara Flanagan of South Haven, sister Cheryl (and Bob) Hennig, of Red Cloud, Neb., two nieces, and many friends.