THREE OAKS — Robert Michael “Bob” Keefer, age 70, of Three Oaks, died peacefully, early Sunday morning, June 30, 2019, surrounded by family and loved ones in Hanson Hospice Center.

He was born January 25, 1949 in South Bend, Indiana, the youngest of three children of Darrell and Helen Keefer.

Bob was drafted into the Army following graduation from Galien High School in 1968, serving in Korea during the Viet Nam Era. After serving honorably, he came to Three Oaks and worked for Lintners Chevrolet and Jim Hall Ford, before becoming the owner of Keefer Automotive in Three Oaks. 

Bob will be greatly missed by family and friends. He is survived by his wife, Lynne Keefer of Three Oaks; one daughter, Karen (Chris Clay) Keefer of Three Oaks; one son, Kelly (Amy York) Keefer of Galien; six grandchildren, Rose Keefer, Drew Holub, Ava Holub, Jaren Christ, Makena Christ, Nora Keefer; two brothers, Larry (Sue Anne) Keefer of Otsego, Michigan, Kevin (Susie) Stephenson of Fremont, Michigan; sister in law, Linda Keefer; father and mother in law, Dale and Marjorie Koth of Baroda, Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; step father, Frank Stephenson; and one brother, Jim Keefer.

Family and friends will gather Friday, July 5, 2019, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, 106 Ash Street East, Three Oaks. Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 11 a.m. in the funeral home followed by full Military Honors.

The family prefers contributions in memory of Bob to Hanson Hospice Center, 4382 Cleveland Road, Stevensville, Michigan 49127.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Pobocik Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Three Oaks, Michigan, 49128. Please share a memory or a message online: wagnercares.com.

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