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Jane Keilholz

January 30, 1935 — October 16, 2014

Jane Keilholz

Jane (Kaullen) Keilholz, age 79 of Chamois, passed away Thursday, October 16, 2014, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City.

Jane was born on January 30, 1935, in Chamois, a daughter to the late Joseph and Elanora (Bauer) Kaullen.

Jane was a 1953 graduate of Chamois High School.

On June 5, 1954, she was united in marriage to Elmer John Keilholz in Chamois. He survives of the home.

Jane was a wonderful homemaker to her family and worked as a seamstress at Morrison Apparel Company in Chamois. She was a great cook, especially her fried chicken, apple pies and her breakfast ring. You never left her house hungry or without taking leftovers. Jane never met a stranger and loved her family gatherings. Jane was a big fan of George Strait, loved flowers especially yellow roses and enjoyed gardening. Jane loved her cats, hummingbirds and her puppy, Annie. Jane and Elmer enjoyed quilting and woodworking together creating many treasured keepsakes for their children and grandchildren.

Jane was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Chamois.

In addition to her husband of 60 years, Jane is survived by: five children, Elmer Joseph "Joe" Keilholz of Chamois and his friend Verda Rogers, David Keilholz and his wife Sandra of Chamois, Deborah Keilholz and her friend Ruth Maddox of Fulton, Jeffrey Keilholz and his wife Jennifer of Chamois, and Colleen Strope and her husband Rodney of Chamois; eight grandchildren, D.J. Keilholz and his wife Dawna, Daniel Keilholz and his wife Bonnie, Angela Bledsoe and her husband Joe, Amy Keilholz and her friend Chris Albert, Amanda Keilholz, Jacob Keilholz, Tiffany Perrey and her husband Justin, and Zachary Strope; nine great grandchildren, Abigail and Brieanna Keilholz, Destiny, Dakota, and Erica Bledsoe, Daylynn and Kenton Perrey, and Bethanie and David Keilholz.

In addition to her parents, Jane was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Pam Keilholz.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 19, 2014, at Morton Chapel in Chamois with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 20, 2014, at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Chamois with Fr. Dave Means as the celebrant. Interment will follow in the Most Pure Heart of Mary Parish Cemetery in Chamois.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church or the Deer Creek Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Chamois, Missouri (763-5522) www.mortonchapel.com

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