Obituary: Elizabeth Kiefer, 101, of Pentwater.

November 18, 2021

Elizabeth Kiefer

Obituary: Elizabeth Kiefer, 101, of Pentwater.

Elizabeth Jean Kiefer, 101, of Pentwater, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021. She was born July 19, 1920, in Chicago, the daughter of James and Elizabeth (Otto) Candlin.

While in Chicago, Elizabeth attended the Chicago Conservatory of Music. She was also an artist who enjoyed painting, drawing, and writing. Elizabeth was a community oriented woman, being active with the Pentwater Yacht Club, as well as a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Pentwater. Following along with her giving soul, she was a proud supporter of The Community Center Foundation and Children’s Farm, in Palos Park, Illinois.

Elizabeth is survived by her sons, Charles C. Kiefer and Donald C. (Susi) Kiefer; grandchildren, Donna Miller, Charlotte Kiefer, Carolyn Shimel, Steve Kiefer, and Courtney Ashley; and eight great-grandchildren.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles H. Kiefer on November 1, 2002; as well as her parents, James and Elizabeth Candlin; daughter-in-law, Nancy M. (Fisher) Kiefer; siblings, Ruth (Malcolm) Johnson and James (Estelle) Candlin; and grandson-in-law, Doug Miller.

Elizabeth will be privately laid to rest in Pentwater Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Centenary United Methodist Church Wednesday Community Dinners, P.O. Box 111, Pentwater, MI 49449, 231-869-5900.

Beacon Cremation & Funeral Service, King-Hart Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

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