Neva Keesee

August 16, 1923 — July 26, 2013

Neva Keesee

Neva V. Keesee, 89, formerly of Viola, Illinois died Friday, July 26, 2013 at Genesis Senior Living – Aledo.

Graveside services are 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2013 at Viola Cemetery.  Dennison Funeral Home, Viola is handling arrangements.

Neva was born August 16, 1923 in rural Aledo, a daughter of Frank and Gertrude Carlson Swanson.  She married Charles “Chuck” Keesee on September 5, 1948 in Joliet.  He passed away on June 15, 2008.  Over the years, Mrs. Keesee cared for many people as a Registered Nurse.  She enjoyed playing bingo.  Neva had been a member of St. John Episcopal Church, Preemption.

Those left to cherish her memory are her 3 children; Carmen Miller, Rolling Meadows, IL, Renee (John) Bradford, Plano, TX and Roger (Linda) Keesee, Richardson, TX; 7 grandchildren, Brett (Jana), Jaclyn and Bradley Miller, Jessica and Ben Bradford and Jill (Patrick) Ellis and Mike Keesee; a great granddaughter, Emily Ellis and brother, Ray (Jean) Swanson, Viola.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and siblings, Verne, Gus, Herb, Eva and Marilyn.

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