Norma Jean Keck, Age :100
Dec 06,1919---Aug 31,2020

Norma Jean Keck, age 100, died peacefully on August 31, at the Care Center at Lakeview Village. Norma was born on December 6, 1919 in Kansas City, KS to Clarence and Alleen Falconer.  She grew up in Kansas City, KS and attended Christian College (now Columbia College) and was a proud Jayhawker, graduating from Kansas University in 1941.  She loved KU sports, especially basketball. She was a member of Gamma Phi Beta.

Norma met Leonard Keck in 1945 and they were married on October 11, 1947, and were happy together until Leonard's death in 1999. She was the proud mother of two boys, John and Dick. She was grandmother of Adam, Beth and Sarah, and great grandmother to Annalee and Theo.

She was a long time member of Presbyterian churches in Kansas, Colorado and Arizona, but in recent years at Lakeview chapel. She was a 50 year member of P.E.O.  She loved to travel, read, play bridge, walk, needlepoint, entertain and hike the trails in the Colorado mountains.  Norma's enthusiasm and love of life was always centered around her family and friends. She lived her life with grace and a positive attitude, and she will be missed.

She is survived by John and Patti, and Dick and Cindy, and her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her family is planning a private memorial service at Highland Park Cemetery in Kansas City, KS. 

 

The family wishes to express their deep appreciation to the staff at Lakeview for the wonderful care she received.  Her life at Lakeview was enriched by the many friendships she made there.  A memorial may be made to The Foundation Samaritan Fund of Lakeview Village, 9100 Park St, Lenexa, KS 66215.