Virginia Lee Keely, 89, St. Joseph, MO

Published 06/03 2014 09:17AM

Updated 06/03 2014 09:18AM

Virginia Lee Keely, 89, St. Joseph, Missouri died Sunday, June 1, 2014 at a local healthcare facility.

She was born May 20, 1925 to George and Lucile (Walton) Schiltz.

Virginia married Claude Keely on July 7, 1951. He preceded her in death on April 20, 1990.

She retired as a substitute school teacher from the St. Joseph School District and was an avid bridge player. She liked to visit casinos and enjoyed shopping on HSN and QVC.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Bette Schiltz.

Survivors: son, Jon Keely (Linda), Kansas City, Kansas.

The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. Online guest book and obituary at

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