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Deborah J. 'Debbie' Keeler

Deborah J. "Debbie" Keeler

Aug 25, 1949 - Jul 16, 2011
Deborah J. "Debbie" Keeler of Shoshoni died at Wind River Healthcare in Riverton on Saturday afternoon, July 16, 2011. She was 61.

Cremation has taken place and a private prayer service was held.

Deborah Jean McCann was born in Springfield, Mass., on Aug. 25, 1949, the daughter of Thomas and Lillian (Recor) McCann.

She grew up in Chicopee, Mass., and attended school there. She also lived in Springfield and Holyoke, Mass, before moving to Wyoming.

She married William Edward Keeler, Sr., on Aug. 28, 1981, in Ludlow, Mass. The couple moved to Riverton in April of 1989 and to Shoshoni in 2000.

Mrs. Keeler worked as an aide at the Wyoming State Training School in Lander for five years before becoming disabled from illness.

She was of the Catholic faith.

Her family said Mrs. Keeler played a lot of bingo, enjoyed fishing with her family, going to the casino, loved her husband, grandchildren, and her dog, Angel.

She is survived by children, Shirley Drapper, Joe Theroux, Jr., Theresa Iberra, Tim Theroux and his twin sister, Tina Theroux, her children, Stoney, Jr., Alex, Donavin, and Austin; and Jody Theroux; step children, Susan Ann White, William Keeler, Jr., Alice McKinzie, Cindy, Amy, and Jennifer; close friends, Evelyn J. Veria and Roberto V. Garia; many grandchildren including grandchildren in Massachusetts, Elizabeth Lopez, Rebecca Lopez, Nicole Lopez, Leah Hunkins, Kayla Hunkins, Seth Boucher, and Briana Long; six great grandchildren; sisters, Karen, Theresa, and Helen; brothers, Bobby, Tommy, and Leo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and her grandparents.

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Arrangements were under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.