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Freeda Keister

Keister, Freeda M., age 91, of Germantown, OH passed away at Sycamore Hospital on December 24, 2014. She was born June 29, 1923 in Morgan County, Kentucky to the late Mort and Celina Nickell. Freeda’s motto was to "pray, mow, sew, and go,” which she did often. She loved taking part in AGLOW, singing and dancing on Thursday with a group of friends in Middletown, and being a part of the Regal Red Hatters of Germantown. Freeda always had a smile on her face and loved people, she was never selfish with her time and spent a lot of it visiting friends in their homes, nursing homes, and hospitals. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ernest in 1990, loving brothers, sisters, and other family members. She is survived by her 3 daughters Freda (Gerald) Emrick of Germantown, Brenda (Chris) Boggs of Germantown, Sandy (Mike) Taulbee of Camden; 2 sons, Greg (Tina) Keister of Kaysville, UT, and Kevin (Lisa) Keister of Germantown; 18 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild. The family will receive friends on Monday December 29 from 6-8pm at St. John’s United Church of Christ 201 W. Market St. Germantown where funeral services will also be held on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 10:30am, interment at Germantown Union Cemetery in Germantown, OH. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Germantown Fire & EMS 75 N. Walnut St. Germantown, OH 45327, or St. John’s UCC. Arrangements by Arpp & Root Funeral Home, Germantown, OH, condolences may be left at www.arpprootfh.com.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Germantown Fire & EMS
75 N. Walnut Street Germantown, OH 45327,

St. John's United Church of Christ
201 W. Market St. Germantown OH 45327,



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Guestbook

So sorry to hear about Freeda's passing.I will always remember her sweet smile, her friendliness, her hospitality when hosting pig roasts and other events for Christian Fellowship Church.So grateful to have known her

Betsy Yankoon Dec 31 2014 12:00 AM

freeda was such a vibrant person for the Lord. Good memories will be rememored by me.Love you Freeda

Carolyn Elam Dec 30 2014 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss.Freeda will always be in our memories for her love of her Jesus.She has been such a blessing to us and we are so glad she crossed our path in life.Sorry we can not be to visitation as Charles just got home from the hospital.You are in our prayers.

Charles and Donna Franer Dec 30 2014 12:00 AM

Freda, Brenda, Sandy, Greg and Kevin your mother was a special person. I can still hear that laugh of hers! She touched so many people in such great ways. I always looked forward to her visits with granny and mom. I am so very sorry to hear of her passing.

John Kelly Dec 29 2014 12:00 AM

Words cannot express how sorry I am for your family.I know that she was a shining light to all of you.Sending love, light and comforting wishes to all of you.

Heather Rowe Dec 29 2014 12:00 AM

I had the privilege of working with your mother at Payne Fabrics.She quickly became one of my favorite employees there.Always a cut-up and always smiling.Heaven's gain.Our loss.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

Detra Riley Dec 29 2014 12:00 AM

Your Mother was such a blessing in my life when I went to the New Lijfe Tabernacle, and stood by me when my husband passed away.She always love to come down to PaduckaKY for the Quilt show. I couldn't wait to see her when she would come down.She always made us laugh and talk about the Lord.She will be greatly missed, but I know that she is dancing on those streets of gold.

Anna Kisling From TN Dec 28 2014 12:00 AM

Freda, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Sharon Shelton Dec 28 2014 12:00 AM

Freda, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your mother.My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Sharon Shelton Dec 28 2014 12:00 AM

Freda, Brenda, Sandy, Greg and Kevin - you have our deepest condolences on the passing of your dear mother.She was indeed a one-of-a-kind woman.It was always a joy to see her at various events around town.She will surely be missed by all whose lives were touched by her infectious joy.We pray that you are comforted by your memories of her wonderful life and by the promise that you will one day be reunited with her.Karen Carmickle and Mark Heistand

Mark Heistand Dec 27 2014 12:00 AM