Alicia Keele

Obituary of Alicia Doraine Keele

Alicia Doraine Keele, 94, of Ontario, Oregon passed away Friday, May 1st, 2020. Doraine was born April 8th, 1926 in rural Oklahoma, the daughter of Manny and Lucille Marquess. She was raised in Ontario, Oregon and married Bob Keele on April 10th, 1946, shortly after graduating high school. Together they raised four wonderful children.

Doraine was a model housewife and was blessed to be able to pursue arts and crafts, a true passion of hers. Toll painting, ceramics, stamping and especially hand-making cards touched many people deeply, as they were so personalized and always made with love.

She is survived by daughter Betti Fleming and her husband Steve; son Rick and his wife Geraldine; daughter-in-law Jan Keele; along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Doraine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her brother George Marquess; sons Bill Keele and Bob Keele; her grandson Josh Keele; and her great-great grandson Isaiah Mills.

A viewing will be held at Lienkaemper Funeral Chapel from 12pm to 4pm Monday, May 11th in Ontario, Oregon. Graveside service, for immediate family only, will be held at Evergreen Cemetery on Tuesday, May 12th at 1pm.

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