El Dorado Civic Center
Saturday December 28th, 2019
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Donald Lavern Keazer
FUNERAL SERVICE FOR DON IS RESCHEDULED FOR 10AM ON DECEMBER 28. Donald's life began on May 4, 1947 in Marion. He was the son of Curtis W. and Violet Mae ( Weber) Keazer. Don was a 1966 graduate of Wichita North High School and Butler County Community College. He served his country in two branches of the military, first in the United States Marine Corps from 1966 through 1972 and later served in the Kansas Army National Guard from 1981 through 2000. Don was the former Chief of Police for the City of Marion, a transport deputy for Marion County and had been a truck driver. He was united in marriage to Loretta (Smith) Keazer on October 1, 2016, in Marion. Don was a member of the Aulne Church. He was an avid fisherman, Green Bay Packers fan, Boston Red Sox and Wichita State fan. He is survived by his wife Loretta of Marion, children Mikki (Seth) Larson of Marion, KS, Casey (Kelly) Keazer of Emporia, Roger Hudlin of Edgerton and Jason (Kerri) Hudlin of Ketchikan, AK; grandchildren Ashton and Reese Oursler, Curtis, Arien and Nikola Keazer, Zach Hudlin, Elizabeth Headley, Courtney Poley, Kyle Hudlin, Jake Hudlin and Amber Power; seven great-grandchildren and his brother Gerald (Sharon ) Keazer of Bentley, KS. Don passed away on December 2, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital in Marion. He is preceded in death by his parents. Don's family will gather with friends on Saturday December 28th at 10 a.m. for his memorial service at the Aulne Church led by Pastor Jeff Lee. He will be laid to rest in Claney Cemetery at a later date. Yazel- Megli- Zeiner Funeral Home, Marion is serving the family. Memorial contributions in Don's name may be directed to USD 252 Honor Flight Fund (Ople and Hartford) or the Aulne Church. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Don at www.ymzfh.com.
I really enjoyed the friendship Don had with his cousin, Stan May. They took turns at each others homes on weekends having coffee and discussing the world problems. They have a lot of catching up to do, since hes been gone almost 5.5 years.
Donna May-Bredemeier Dec 13 2019 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Donald Keazer
Lloyd & Carole Sklenar Dec 4 2019 12:00 AM
So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.
Bill and Kathy Goentzel Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM
Fine man, proud soldier and loyal friend. Rest in peace.
Eric Pippin on behalf of Dean Pippin Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM