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Monte Keesling

November 30, 1929 - December 24, 2016

Monte R Keesling, 87, passed away on December 24, 2016 at Brownsburg Meadows Nursing Home.
He was born November 30, 1929 was born in Muncie. Monte graduated Burris High School. He was a member of the Muncie National Guard.
Mr. Keesling was employed by Ball State as the Chef in charge of the residents and student dorm…READ MORE

Monte R Keesling, 87, passed away on December 24, 2016 at Brownsburg Meadows Nursing Home.
He was born November 30, 1929 was born in Muncie. Monte graduated Burris High School. He was a member of the Muncie National Guard.
Mr. Keesling was employed by Ball State as the Chef in charge of the residents and student dorms. He also worked for Boady Foods. Monte owned and operated Mr. K’s Supper Club in Muncie for many years. He and his wife, Jama, of 33 years, later purchased the Muncie Flamingo from which he retired and moved to Indianapolis.
Monte enjoyed playing the saxophone and sang with multiple bands and The Bud Count Trio. He then played in a duo with Rick Elliott.
He leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife Jama Keesling ( Engle); his children, Linda Rees (Riley), Doug Keesling (Cathy), Gary Keesling (Kelly), and Mitch Keesling (Madeline); his stepchildren, Leslie Shreves (Bruce), Phillip Shreves (Junita), and Melissa Wilmoth (Gary); grandchildren, Kyle, Cory, John Ross, Sarah, Raymond, Martha Ann; step grandchildren, Jason, Shawn, Adam, Aaron, Jennifer, Michelle; and nine great grandchildren.
Mr. Keesling was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Rethol Keesling, and a sister, Wanda Middendorf, and her husband Robert.
A Memorial Gathering will be held at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel on Monday, January 16, 2017, from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM.
Online condolences may be directed to the family at meeksmortuary.com

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Date: Monday, January 16, 2017

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Washington Street Chapel

Address:

415 East Washington Street
Muncie, Indiana 47305


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