O’Keefe, John Carl “Jack” (1941-2010)

John “Jack” O’Keefe, 69, of East Grand Forks, MN, passed away on Monday, July 12, 2010 at his home.

John “Jack” Carl O’Keefe was born on February 18, 1941 in Grafton, ND, the son of Carl and Gertrude (Rudnik) O’Keefe. Jack grew up and attended school in Warren, MN. On November 5, 1966, he was united in marriage to Marian Magnuson in Warren, MN. They made their home in Warren, MN where he worked for Miller Tool & Dye. They moved to East Grand Forks, MN where he worked as a Grain Inspector for the Dakota Mill in Grand Forks, ND. Jack then became employed with Vreeland Remodeling of Grand Forks, ND as a carpenter and worked there for 29 years until his retirement.

Family members who survive Jack include his wife, Marian, of East Grand Forks, MN, 1 son, Don O’Keefe, of East Grand Forks, MN, 2 grandchildren, Amanda and Ross, 1 sister, Carole (Dick) Hebert of Mentor, MN, sister-in-law, Veronica O’Keefe of Warren, MN, brother-in-law, Gayle (Jeanne) Bergeron of Thompson, ND, along with several nieces & nephews.

Jack is preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, Tom and Bill and 3 sisters, Liz, Marge and Sharon.

[Interred Calvary Catholic cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky