Elsie M. McKeal

Elsie M. McKeal, 96, of Wooster, died Nov. 4, 2019, at Danbury of Wooster.

She was born July 2, 1923, in Belmont County to Luther and Maggie (née Kurth) Wise. Elsie graduated from Congress High School in 1941. She married Floyd McKeal Feb. 1, 1941. He preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1997. Elsie was a homemaker, 4-H advisor and a quilter and made many quilts over the years. She was a member of Congress Community Church and Congress Grange. She had previously worked at Northwestern High School as a cook for 21 years.

Elsie is survived by her daughter, Marcia (Roger) Frank, of Wooster; grandsons, Ernest Frank and Aaron (Allanya) Frank; great-grandsons, Jacob and Isaac; siblings, Gertrude Baer, James (Judy) Wise, George (Shirley) Wise, all of Wooster, Kenneth (Nancy) Wise, of Burbank, and Hazel Willett, of Greenwich.

Along with her husband, Elsie was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, John, Fred, Frank, Charles, Roy and Ross Wise.

Memorials may be given to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH 44691.

Matteson Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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