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Marcia Lee O'Keefe

July 22, 1946 — September 29, 2023

Lima, Ohio

Marcia Lee (Hartman) O’Keefe, 77, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2023, at The University of Toledo Medical Center.

Marcia was born on July 22, 1946, in Findlay, Ohio, to the late Gerald and Thelma Belle (Bishop) Hartman. On May 6, 1978, she married her love, John Joseph O’Keefe, who preceded her in death on July 2, 2019.

Marcia worked at Continental Can as a forklift driver, as well as at Rhodes State College in the Admissions and Learning Center. While she worked there, she went to school and graduated with her Bachelor’s in Social Work. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church since 1978, where she loved to sing in the choir and participate in their Bell Choir. She was a member of Eagles Aerie #370. She enjoyed playing the piano, traveling, and seeing the world. Marcia was loving, caring, and was there for anyone in need. She loved being with her family, going to her grandchildren’s sporting events and cheering them on. Marcia was always an event organizer. She organized family reunions, class reunions, and reunions for work family from Continental Can.

She is survived by two daughters, Tonya (Matthew) Cottrell of Lima, and Tamara (Ryan) Louth of Spencerville; grandchildren: Brandon Crawford, Matthew (Kate) Crawford, Jeremiah Cottrell, Donovan (Ashlyn) Maier, Jayden (Trevor) Hooker, Jodie Schrolucke, Harper Louth, and Hayes Louth; and great-grandchild, Cambrie Maier.

She is preceded in death by three brothers: Darwin (Janet), Neil, and Denny Hartman; and a sister, Jeannine (Harry) Schwarck.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, 2023, at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima, Ohio.  The funeral service will begin at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, October 6, 2023.  Pastor Dan Gutman will officiate.  Entombment will follow at Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Zion Lutheran Church.

Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home.  Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com.

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Visitation

Thursday, October 5, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 6, 2023

Starts at 9:30 am (Eastern time)

Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home

920 North Cable Road, Lima, OH 45805

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