The Richmond Register

August 26, 2013

Keith Edward Oeffinger, 36

Vevay, Indiana


Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home,

Vevay, Indiana — Keith Edward Oeffinger, 36

Vevay, Indiana



Mr. Keith Edward Oeffinger, age 36, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on January 7, 1977, in Cincinnati, Ohio, the loving son of, William Carl “Bill” Oeffinger, who preceded him in death, and Judy (Burch) Oeffinger Cole.

He was raised in Vevay, Ind., where in 1995 he graduated from Switzerland County High School.

Keith resided eight years in Richmond, Ky., where in 2003 he earned his bachelor of science degree in asset protection from Eastern Kentucky University. He began his career as a shift manager for Walmart in Richmond.

Keith was united in marriage on June 29, 2002, in Vevay, Ind., to Sarah Ann Kinman, and to this union arrived three daughters, Ariel, Kierstan & Terra. They are expecting their fourth daughter in December, Leilah Oeffinger.

Keith & Sarah shared 11 loving years together until his death. Keith was employed as a shift manager & trouble shooter for Walmart for 15 years, in Madison & Lawrenceburg, Ind., & Paris, Ky.

Keith loved his wife & kids more than anything. He will be remembered for being a devoted husband, father, son & brother. Keith died 2:19 a.m. Sunday, August 25, 2013, at the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Ind.

Keith will be missed by: his loving wife of 11 years, Sarah Ann (Kinman) Oeffinger; daughters Ariel LeeAnn Oeffinger, Kierstan Elizabeth Oeffinger, Terra Katherine Oeffinger, all of Vevay, Ind; unborn daughter Leilah Oeffinger; mother & stepfather Judy (Burch) Oeffinger Cole & George Cole of Madison, Ind.; brothers Adam Wayne Oeffinger of Madison, Ind., William Paul Oeffinger of Hanover, Ind., Christopher Carl Oeffinger of Indianapolis, Ind.; sister Kimberly Sue Oeffinger of Vevay, Ind.; nephew Caleb; nieces Brenna, Mercedes, Sierra, McKayla, Kristina & Jillian; several aunts & uncles.

He was preceded in death by: his father, William Carl “Bill” Oeffinger; grandparents Christopher & Dorothy Burch, Carl & Bertha Oeffinger.

Funeral service: 11 a.m. Thursday, August 29, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry St. Vevay, Ind. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery.

Visitation: 4 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, August 28, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home.

Memorial donations: Education fund for his loving daughters, contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

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