The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

August 14, 2013

Mae M. Bort-Keidel


Star Beacon

KINGSVILLE — Mae M. Bort-Keidel, age 92, of Gageville Monroe Road, Kingsville, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 12, 2013, at the Ashtabula County Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

She was born Sept. 2, 1920, in Beach, W.Va., the daughter of James and Lula (Dunkin) Bailey.

Mae was a home maker and enjoyed flowers and gardening. She enjoyed spending time with her family, all of whom remember her as a giving person.

Mrs. Keidel is survived by her daughters, Delores Lute of Kingsville, Christine (Bill) Fredrickson of Seattle, Wash. and Jackie (Tom) Hatmaker of Ashtabula; sons, Terry (Kathy) Bort of Kingsville and Ted (Linda) Bort of Alvin, Texas; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Irene Whepley of North Kingsville.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Don Bort and Marty Meeker; four sons, Garfield Parsons, James Parsons, Thomas Bort and Timothy Bort; and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral Services will be held 11 a.m., Friday, August 16th, at THOMPSON-SMITH-NESBITT FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main St., Conneaut, with Pastor Kenneth Roberts, of Ashtabula Pentecostal Church of God, officiating. Graveside Services will follow at Greenlawn Memory Gardens.

Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, August 15th, at the Funeral Home.

Obituary and condolences at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com and starbeacon.com.