Alta was a longtime member of the Bath Baptist Church. She had a pioneer spirit, being an avid hunter of wild game as well as mushrooms, and a fisherman.
She is survived by her children: Carolyn (Marvin) Koenigsknecht, Janet (Francis) Schneider, Kathleen (Jim) Huff, Richard (Vivian) Keehn, and John Keehn; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and extended family members.
Alta was preceded in death by her husband, Earl Keehn, in 1980, a daughter-in-law, two grandsons, one granddaughter, two great-grandchildren, and eleven siblings.
The funeral service for Alta Keehn will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 9, 2017, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with Pastor Richard Cole officiating. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 4:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Bath Baptist Church.