Rose Marie Keeling, 93, entered into rest on April 18, 2015 in Manteca. She was born on July 18, 1921 in San Francisco, CA.
She is preceded in death by her beloved husband Ernest L. Keeling.
Rose Marie is survived by her three children; Lester Keeling, Marlene Doyle and Diane Ligon. She was blessed with nine grandchildren; Steven and James Dutcher, Teresa Doyle, Edward, Laura and Julie Ligon, Marie Bruce, Carolyn Borgen and Jeannette Leland. In addition, Rose Marie is survived by her 23 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Originally from the bay area Rose Marie represented many American women who worked during WWII; where she worked at United Airlines. After the war she took employment at JC Penny’s where she retired after 26 years of service. Rose Marie was a people person with an extraordinary amount of energy. She was an amazing saleswoman, where she sold Avon for many years, receiving numerous awards for her outstanding service to the company. She was a talented seamstress who loved to crochet, sew and garden. Above all Rose Marie loved her family unconditionally. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be missed.
P.L. Fry & Son is honored to be serving the Keeling family. Services will be held on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at P.L. Fry & Son Chapel, 290 N. Union Rd., Manteca. She will be laid to rest with her beloved husband at Alta Mesa Cemetery, 695 Arastradero Rd., Palo Alto, CA. In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to the Disabled Veterans, 1301 Clay St., #1110N, Oakland, CA. An online guest book is available for condolences to the family at www.plfryandson.com (search obituaries.)
Maqnteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Friday, April 24, 2015