Michael Arthur O'Keefe, 56,
of Boise, died Sept. 5, 1996, near Dillon, Montana.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9
at Persons-Flahiff Funeral Chapel. Inurnment will
follow at Mount Calvary cemetery, Nampa.
Michael was born Sept. 15, 1939, at Caldwell, a son of
Patrick J. and Dolores White O'Keefe. He was reared
and educated in Boise, graduating prom Boise High School in
1957. He then attended Creighton University, Omaha, Neb.,
where he received his medical degree. During the
Vietnam War he served in the U.S. Navy and was stationed
with a Mash Unit for a year. After being discharged he
specialized in orthopedic surgery and practiced in
California, Sandpoint, and Clackamas, Oregon. Since
his retirement he divided his time between Sarasota,
Florida, McCall and Boise. He cultivated many
interests including flying, golf, cutting horses and
Survivors include a
long-time companion, Jann Beck; three sons Peter, Patrick
and Tony O'Keefe; four daughters Molly, Sally, Samantha and
Jennifer O'Keefe; two granddaughters; his mother Dolores
O'Keefe of Overland Park, KS; a brother Tony O'Keefe of
Kansas City, KS; and a sister Patricia O'Keefe of Yahats,
He was preceded in death by his
father Patrick J. O'Keefe in October of 1985.
Memorials may be given to the Patrick J. O'Keefe Scholarship
Fund c/o Boise State University.