Beryl Ann Chace Keister

Beryl Ann Chace Keister was born on January 7, 1946 and died on June 3, 2019 at the age of 73. She was adopted as an infant by Wesley and Jessie Chace of Kenedy. She was a 1964 graduate of Kenedy High School and later worked as an LVN at the Kenedy Hospital operated by Dr. Quillan and Dr. Mills. in 1969, she met and married Dale Keister a chemical engineer, who was transferred by General Mills from Kankakee, Illinois to the Kenedy Plant. They had a son, Ross. Beryl retired from nursing to be a helpmate to her husband and to raise her son. She was a long-time member of the Order of the Eastern Satr and is a Past Worthy Matron of the Kenedy Chapter. She enjoyed reading, the beach, and collecting cook books and any clothing or furnishing with Coca Cola, Chicago Clubs, or San Antonio Spurs logos. Since Dale retired from Hercules Inc. in 1994, the family has enjoyed being winter Texans, spending winters in Kenedy and summers at Keister family cabin in the Town of Round Lake, Sawyer County Wisconsin. Beryl was preceded in death by her parents and a sister Bonita Neugent. She is survived by her husband Dale; son Ross, a nephew: Dr. Scott Harford of Alma Arkansas, and a niece, Roxy Harford of Barling, Arkansas.