Obituary: Rebecca Ann Keith

Rebecca Ann Keith, nee McIntosh, 76, passed away November 29, at Rock Run Place Assisted Living in Joliet. Late of Rogersville, Tenn. A highly respected horticulturalist and author of two books, Rebecca also worked to eradicate the Gypsy Moth from the State of Illinois. She is survived by her loving children Michael Keith and Michelle (Tom) Tampa; brothers Jim (Ann) McIntosh and John (Diane) McIntosh; granddaughter Lindsey Tampa also numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Dale Keith; parents Charles and Margaret McIntosh; sister Penny Brown and a brother Charles William McIntosh. Visitation and service was December 3 at Anderson Memorial Home, 21131 W. Renwick Rd., Crest Hill. Services conclude at the funeral home, cremation rites to be accorded. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association ( appreciated. ( (815) 577-5250


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