James Joseph “Jim” O’Keefe

May 16, 2022

James J. “Jim” O’Keefe, 87, of Darien, IL at rest May 14, 2022. Proud United States Navy Veteran serving his country during the Korean Conflict. Born January 1, 1935 in Chicago, IL to Paul and Josephine O’Keefe. Beloved husband of Madonna “Donna” (nee Toney); loving father of Karen Kolbusz nee O’Keefe (Jim Rehfeld), Maryellen O’Keefe (Randy)¬† Smith, Sheila (Niall) Byrne, James (Laura) O’Keefe; devoted poppy “papa” of Lauren (Jeff Graves) Kolbusz, Brandon Byrne, Jameson O’ Keefe, Bradley and Alison Smith; dearest brother of William O’Keefe and the late Paul Jr. O’Keefe and JoEllen Bearley (nee O’Keefe); dear uncle of Bill O’Keefe and Cathleen nee Bearley (Paul) Gonley; great-uncle of Ian. Jim was extremely devoted to his wife, children and grandchildren. He was a member of Knights of Columbus Assumption Council #3671. Funeral Thursday May 19, 2022 at 9 A.M. from Cappetta’s West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave, Westmont¬† to Holy Trinity Church, Westmont for a 9:30 Funeral Mass. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. Visitation Wednesday 3-7 P.M. Info 630-852-8000 or www.westsuburbanfh.com