Wooster — Sandra Kaye Keeler, age 74, of Orrville, died Saturday, June 5, 2021, at Smithville Western Care Center in Wooster, following a period of declining health.
Sandra was born on May 11, 1947, in Wooster, Ohio, to the late James and Lillie (Buchwalter) Grove.
She graduated from Smithville High School in 1965 and worked as a Bank Teller for First National Bank.
Sandra was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, and the Order of the Eastern Star #529.
She was the worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star #529 in 1973, enjoyed going to concerts in the park, knitting, playing euchre, spending time with her family and friends, and she was a gal who lived her life with faith and courage. Who truly cared about others. Who brought happiness to everyone she met, and brightened the lives of those around her. She was such an inspiration to all. A special thanks for those who took care of her at the Wooster Community Hospital especially, Dr. Pedicelli, the radiology team, Dr. Nielson, Dr. Masci, Dr. Proano, Dr. Cosmin, and the nurses in the infusion department. .
Surviving are, many nieces and nephews, and sister, Margaret Dickerson of Pasadena, CA.
She was preceded in death by brothers, James Grove, Jr., Richard Grove, and Robert Grove; sisters, Leora Kamp, Jean L. Boreman, and Beulah Olinger.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30 AM on Tuesday, June 8, 2021, at Smithville Cemetery in Smithville, with Pastor Kristy Buyok officiating. There will be not be a receiving line for greeting the family.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church 777 South Summit Street, Smithville, OH, 44677 https://www.stplcsmithville.
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at www.aublefuneralhome.com.