Lucille (Ihler) Keneipp
Born: December 12, 1912 in Filer, Idaho
Died: July 17, 2012 in Twin Falls, Idaho
Age: 99 years old
She was born Dec. 12, 1912, in Filer, Idaho, to Emil D. Ihler and Mary Matilda Diercks. She attended grade school and high school in Filer and graduated from Filer High School in 1931. After graduation, she married Don Shaver on June 10, 1935, in Ogden, Utah. They were later divorced. Later she married Vernon E. Keneipp on June 10, 1961, in Elko, Nev. They moved to Salt Lake City, Utah, where they resided until Vernon’s death. He passed away Jan. 24, 1967, at the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, Minn., after open heart surgery.
She worked 14 years at the Buhl and Sunset bowling alleys and Moon Glo drive-in theater. She worked six years as desk clerk at Wilson Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. After her husband’s death, she returned to Twin Falls and was employed for eight years as receptionist and secretary at the medical center laboratory. She was a member of the Daughters of Nile from 1956 to 1960 in Buhl, Idaho. After retiring, she enjoyed traveling, golfing, dancing, playing cards, playing the organ and working crossword puzzles. She enjoyed many visits with her family, friends, grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
She is survived by two stepdaughters, Julie (Gary) Bourn of Hansen, Idaho, and Cherryle (John) Erickson of Portland, Ore.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; two sisters, Marie (Ernest) Lancaster of Filer and Bernice (Dick) Atkins of Buhl; five brothers, Charles Ihler of Buhl, Willard and Elmer Ihler, both of Twin Falls, and Ernest and Harry Ihler, both of Filer.
Cremation is under the direction of Lance Cox and the staff at White Mortuary “Chapel by the Park.” Friends and family may leave condolences by visiting www.whitemortuary.com.