Ardith L. Keister

November 27, 1937 - May 01, 2019

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Monday, May 06, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Monday, May 06, 12:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Ardith L. Keister, 81, of Wolcottville died Wednesday, May 1, 2019, at Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.

She was born November 27, 1937, in Albion to Carl and Lottie Mae (Budd) King.

On December 3, 1955, in Albion she married Ronald L. Keister. He preceded her in death on July 8, 2017.

Mrs. Keister was a homemaker.

Surviving are two sons, Michael (Pamela Reeves) Keister of Kendallville and Jake Keister of Wolcottville; a granddaughter, Stephanie (Justin) Dowe; a great granddaughter, Finley Dowe; a great grandson on the way; four sisters, Nancy Blaskie of Rome City, Diane Matthews of Fort Wayne, Irene Roy of DeMotte, and Edith Maddex of Grabill; and a brother, Harold (Delores) King of Fort Wayne.

She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Christopher Knox and seven brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be Monday, May 6, 2019, at 12 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendalville with Chaplain Ken Weaver of Parkview Noble Home Health & Hospice officiating. Burial will be in Sweet Cemetery near Albion,

Calling is Monday, May 6, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to Parkview Noble Home Health & Hospice.

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Robert McNamara
May 5th, 2019 3:22pm

Sorry for your lose. She was a good woman and will be missed dearly

Pam Keister
May 4th, 2019 10:03pm

Art u may rest in peace. You were a very loveing giveing mother in law. Love u always Pam N Mike Keister

Jeff and Paula Thatcher
May 4th, 2019 12:32pm

Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. We are praying for the family.

Rock and Mary Blaskie
May 4th, 2019 2:22am

Nancy, sending huge hugs n prayers. So sorry for your loss. Love you

May 4th, 2019 12:05am

May you remember she will always be with you. When the sun warms you, a flower blooms, a bird soars in the sky, she is with you always. Keep her love in your heart and she will never truly be gone,--just away.

Lynn and Lois Liebing
May 3rd, 2019 9:18pm

Mike and Pam May the love of friends and family carry you through our grief.. May you always hold on to the loving memories forever in your heart. Art may be gone from your sight, but never from your heart.

Deb Davis
May 2nd, 2019 9:44pm
Avilla IN

Rest in peace Artie. No more pain..

Connie Aldrich
May 2nd, 2019 8:21pm

Ardith & I were close friends all through school, had so much fun and got into some trouble too, we stayed close even after we were married then we moved away and lost touch. I'm very sad to hear of her passing.

Linda Keck
May 2nd, 2019 8:16pm
Kendallville In

Rest in peace Artie.. No more pain an suffering. Lots of good memories over the will be missed.. Prayers for all..

Aaron & Jessica Keck
May 2nd, 2019 7:33pm
Kendallville, IN

Rest in Peace Aunt Art we love you and you will be greatly missed

Nancy Belcher
May 2nd, 2019 6:57pm
Albion, IN

Rest In Peace Art . Your out of pain An May god be with you say hello to Ron for me. The Jesse Belcher Family