Martin Keifer, 60 / Dec. 1, 1960 — Aug. 7, 2011

Published 9:25 pm Monday, August 8, 2011

Martin D. Keifer, 50, residing in Niles, passed away at 2:08 am Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 in Lakeland Hospital, St. Joseph, Mich.
He was born Dec.1, 1960 in Niles to Charles W. and Annabelle (Kiggins) Keifer and remained a lifelong area resident. He graduated from Edwardsburg High School and worked as a landscaper.
Martin was preceded in death by his father, Charles. He is survived by his mother, Annabelle Keifer of Niles; sister, Linda (Patrick) Johns of Tuscon, AZ; brothers, Elton (Toni) Keifer of Granger, Kenneth (Jeannie) Keifer of Cassopolis and Arnold Keifer of South Bend; as well as three nephews and one niece.
There will be no services.
Palmer Funeral Home-Hickey Chapel, 17131 Cleveland Rd., South Bend and Southlawn Cremation Services are assisting the family.
Contributions in memory of Martin may be made to Hospice at Home, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
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