Dean L. Keefer, 60, of Norwalk, passed away on Friday morning, July 13, 2012, at MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland.
He was born on March 4, 1952, in Norwalk, and lived in Milan and Norwalk for most of his life.
Dean graduated from Western Reserve High School and received an Automotive Technician Diploma from Denver Automotive and Diesel College, Inc. Dean worked at Zeiter Trucking, Inc. of Norwalk.
Dean is survived by his daughter, Chrystal Sellers, Norwalk; son, Shaun Keefer, Monroeville; daughter, Cassie Keefer, Elyria; mother, Ramona Keefer, Norwalk; four grandchildren, Kayla St. John, Keegan Keefer, Kennedy Keefer, and Paisley Keefer; brothers, Don Roberts, Gahanna, Ohio, and Doug Keefer, Sandusky; sisters, Brenda Morrow, Wakeman, Delaina Rospert, Collins, and Dawn Griggs, Monroeville; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Dale Keefer.
Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. A private funeral service will be held for the family on Thursday, July 19, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Everett Stoddard of Collins United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery, Norwalk.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Dean Keefer Memorial Fund in person at any Firelands Federal Credit Union or mailed to Firelands Federal Credit Union, P.O. Box 8005, Bellevue, OH 44811.
Condolences may be shared at toftfh.com