December 09, 1940 - November 06, 2020
Carole Keefe, 79, of Glenwood, IA passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Jennie Edmundson Hospital in Council Bluffs, IA. Memorial Mass will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 13, 2020 at the Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Glenwood with Rev. Dan Siepker officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 2:00 p.m. Loess Hills Funeral Home in Glenwood is caring for Carole and her family.
Memorials: Directed to the family
Carole Anne Keefe (Hogan), Born in New York City; Preceded in death by parents Edward and Ruth Hogan and younger brother Peter. Survived by husband Richard, Sr. of 59 years; Sons Richard Jr, Christopher and Patrick; Brother James, Sisters Virginia and Patricia, and nieces Jean, Karen and Lynn; nephews Michael, Mark and Robert; Grandsons Anthony and Nicholas; Granddaughters Samantha, Cara, Katie, Kayla and Great-Granddaughter Sophia.
Carole joined the U.S. Navy at age 19 and was stationed in Washington D.C. where she met and 2 years later married Richard. Together they spent 26 more years in the Navy and having the three boys along the way. Having retired in Bellevue NE, She worked for Social Security, while Richard worked for
the Air Force at Offutt AFB.
Active in sports, she played volleyball for the Navy and enjoyed bowling throughout her life including the Women's Nationals each year. She enjoyed crocheting and donated many baby blankets and hats to the Shriners for newborns. Along the way she made many friends in and outside the military with whom she was happily engaged.