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Information for Michael Arthur O'Keefe, M.D.

15 September, 1913 - 5 September, 1996
Obituary from The Idaho Press Tribune
September, 1996

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Michael Arthur
O'Keefe, M.D.

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 fishing.
     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, OR.
    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.


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