The following obituary is from Kelley Spalding Funeral Home.
Carole J. Keefer nee Lemm, 77, long-time resident of Deerfield, passed away January 1, 2013.
Carole taught at Holy Cross School in Deerfield for 20 years. She was a very active volunteer at Holy Cross and St. Malachy’s School in Chicago.
Beloved wife of Guy; loving mother Guy William (Maria), Teresa (Stuart) Goldstein and Kathleen (Robert) Parks; cherished grandmother of James Keefer, Cassidy and Nicholas Wilson, Alexander and Kristy Goldstein, Keefer, Michael and Alexander Huffhines and Sara and Sadie Parks; dear sister of William (Nancy) Lemm; dear aunt of Bonnie, Debbie, Karen, Rosemary and Gregory; dear sister-in-law of David (Dorothy) Keefer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Irene and William Lemm.
A visitation will be held Thursday, January 3, 2013 from 4-8 pm at Kelley & Spalding Funeral Home, 1787 Deerfield Rd., Highland Park, IL. A funeral mass will be held Friday, January 4, 2013 at 10 am at Holy Cross Church, 724 Elder Ln., Deerfield, IL. Interment All Saints Cemetery, Des Plaines, IL.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Holy Cross School, 720 Elder Ln., Deerfield, IL 60015 or to St. Malachy’s School, 2252 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago, IL 60612.