Velma Lucille McKeen, 89 passed away, Thursday, March 20, 2014 at her home with her loving family by her side.

Velma was born August 4, 1924 in Ponca City, Okla. a daughter of Hazel Beatrice Sleeth and Oscar Wolf. She married Dan O. McKeen November 1, 1941 in Tempe, Ariz. Dan passed away January 1, 2000. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and was a Primary teacher for many years also serving in the Relief Society Presidency.

Surviving is her son, Daniel Owen McKeen, Jr. of Grants Pass, Ore.; four grandchildren, Kevin Valentine of Silverton, Ore., Jimmy Valentine of Prineville, Ore., Michael Valentine of Calif., and Lori Holmes of Firestone, Colo.; five great-grandchildren; many adopted children and grandchildren; and a brother, Chet Wolf of Susanville, Calif. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dan, and daughter, Bonnie Valentine.

A viewing be held at 9:00 a.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 with services following at 10:00 a.m. at the Hillcrest Mortuary Chapel, 2201 Phoenix Rd, Medford, Ore. Interment will be in the Hillcrest Memorial Park, Medford, Ore.

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