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Anthony L. O'Keefe May 4, 1961 - April 17, 2009

MORRIS -- Anthony Leo "Tony'' O'Keefe, 47, of Morris died Friday at Fairview Southdale Medical Center in Edina.

The service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, First Lutheran Church in Morris. Burial will be at Summit Cemetery in Morris.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and one hour before the service at the church.

He was born May 4, 1961, in Breckenridge to Michael and Shirley (Bellmore) O'Keefe. He grew up in Wahpeton and graduated from Wahpeton High School in 1979. He worked several jobs until moving to Morris.

He married Kathy Kussatz on April 6, 1985. He worked in auto sales and for the last 13 years at Morris Auto Plaza. He was a member of First Lutheran Church and Morris Sports Boosters.

He is survived by his wife; children: Corey O'Keefe and Katie O'Keefe (and special friend Mitch Hufford), all of Morris; his parents of Morris; siblings: Tim O'Keefe of Brainerd, Barb (and Curt) Gehrtz of Fargo, N.D., Becky (and Chris) Vogel of Morris, and Tammy (and Michael) Oliver of Melrose.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents.