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In Loving Memory Of

Beatrice May Keithley


Beatrice May Keithley, resident of Grande Prairie, AB, formerly of Nanton, AB, passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Grande Prairie, at the age of 76 years.

Beatrice was born in Watertown, New York where she graduated High School. She married Daniel Keithley in 1960. They lived in Kingston, ON briefly followed by northern Alberta, Whitehorse, YT, retiring to Nanton, AB in 1999, and moving to Grande Prairie in 2016 to be closer to the family she loved.

Bea was loving, honest, devoted, giving, caring, and loyal. She was a perfect mom, wife, and grandma. She enjoyed scratch art, crocheting, making special cards, hiking, fishing, playing cards, and shuffleboard.

She will be sadly missed by her husband of 58 years Daniel Louis Keithley; children: Linda May (Tony) Gillis, and David Louis Keithley; grandchildren: Cory Blaine (Anna) Gillis, Natasha Colette (Brad) Redl, Kendall Danielle Gillis, Taylor Lynn (Spencer) Gillis, Joe Francis Keithley, Darcy Andrew (Alysha) Keithley, and Rebecca Vera (Nathon) Neil; great-grandchildren: Owen and Liam Gillis, Christopher, Michael and Jordyn Redl, Sophia Keithley, Carson, Blake and Callum Keithley; brother James (Kris) Wanamaker; sister Sandra Rutledge; brother in-law Lewis Craig Johnson; daughter in-law Sandra Bohnet; sister in-law Wendy May Keithley; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

She was predeceased by her parents, son Joe Leo Keithley, brother John Wanamaker, sister Carol Ann Johnson; and great-granddaughter Emma Andrew-William Keithley.

A Celebration of Life Breakfast Brunch will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 11:00am-2:00pm at the Stonebridge Hotel in Grande Prairie (12102 100 St.).

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer Society (102, 9823 116 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 4B4) or to Alberta Cancer Foundation (710, 10123 99 St., Edmonton, AB, T5J 3H1).

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In Loving Memory of

Beatrice May Keithley
(Maiden: Wanamaker)


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Funeral Service Details

Celebration of Life
Saturday, June 2, 2018
11:00 AM
Stonebridge Hotel
12102 100 St., Grande Prairie, Alberta
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