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“Carol, my thoughts are with you.Cliff was a great ,great guy, a true one in a million. You are so lucky to have had all the years you had with him...Read More »
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“Tracey,, I am so sorry, I loved Cliff like a dad.I will miss him and our card games alot. Take care. ”
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“Tracey, sending our love to you for the loss of your precious dad. We will be thinking of you and your family now, and in the weeks ahead. You have...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Tom & MJ Hansel - Greenville, WI

“Oh Kato I am so very sorry for your loss. Cliff was the best we will never forget him. I hope your memories can give you peace! ...Read More »
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“Carol and familyPrayers and sympathy for your loss. Cliff will be missed by all. It is a gift to have known him. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Joanie and Bill Aldinger - WI

“My deepest sympathies to all. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Bonnie LeClair - Appleton, WI

Per his request…“Cliff DIED” Clifford A. Keating, age 79, of Shiocton, passed away on February 22, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born April 11, 1938. He graduated from Appleton West High School and then served in the U.S. Army. He then worked at Azco and W.S. Patterson. The remainder of his working years were spent running his business Bark & Keats, distributing quality seafood to local supper clubs. He enjoyed working outdoors making wood and maple syrup and tending his koi fish pond. Cliff also spent time trap shooting, playing cards and shaking dice. He could always be counted on for a good joke. Cliff was a firm believer in Murphy’s Law. He also enjoyed reminding “non-retirees” to make sure they went to work and contributed to his social security check. Cliff is survived by his wife of 36 years; Carol: his children: Tracey Nimmer, Kari (Brian) Du Bois, Andi Peeters (Dan Alt), and Kate (Leroy) Ashman: and his stepchildren: Angela Seifert, Amy (Dan) Enge, Scott (Krista) Seifert. Cliff had fourteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He is further survived by his brother Don (Beverly) Keating and sister Karen (Chuck) Hall; brother-in-law’s: Dick (Sharon) Brautigam, Tom Brautigam, Mike (Kathy) Brautigam, and Steve (Marsha) Brautigam; sister-in-law’s: Mary (Bud) Thein, Ruth (John) Van Meter, Nancy Doering, Sue Brautigam; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many friends. Also, a special family friend, Gary Johnson, for all the support and love he showed. Cliff was preceded in death by his son John and his grandson Travis; his mother and father: John and Agnes Keating; his brothers: Jim (Donna), Lee, and Jerry; and his sister-in-law; Sandy. He was further preceded in death by his brother-in-law’s: Bob Brautigam and Ron Doering; his sister-in-law; Beverly Brautigam. The family would like to thank Dr. Ferrante, Adam, Tina, “Dr.” Lindsey, and the team at Thedacare I.C.U. for the special care and encouragement they gave Cliff. Cliff’s wishes were for a celebration of life to be held March 11, 2018 at Sidelines, W6278 Greenville Drive, in Greenville from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Donations in Cliff’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. I loved you then, I love you still, I always have and ALWAYS WILL! Forever, Kato You were a fun and awesome Dad. We loved how much you made us laugh, and always enjoyed having you laugh back. Nobody’s birthday cards to us, compared to yours! We love you and will miss you forever - Your four loving daughters Thank you for loving our mom so much, a true inspiration of what love means! We will miss our fun times with you. Thanks for being such a big part of our lives. - Love Angie, Amy and Dan