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Dustin Lee Kieffer

September 25, 1986 ~ February 1, 2020 (age 33)


Dustin Lee Kieffer, 33, passed away Saturday, February 1, 2020, at Wabash General Hospital.


He was born September 25, 1986, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois.  His father is William “Billy” (Dawn) Kieffer and mother is Crystal Chapman (David) Sloan. 


Dustin went to Mt. Carmel High School where he enjoyed being in the wrestling program.  While serving time in prison, Dustin gave his life to the Lord.  After that, he worked every day with his dad in construction.  Dustin was an outdoorsman--fishing, mushroom hunting, 4-wheel riding and horseback riding.  Most of all, Dustin relished the time he spent with his boys. 


Left to cherish Dustin’s memory are his children, William Kieffer and Mason Kieffer and their mother, Jessica Kieffer of Keensburg, Illinois; sister, Samantha Kieffer and niece Millie Jade; sister, Madeline Kieffer and second mother, Amy Neville all of Mt. Carmel, Illinois; brother, Christian Reeves of Evansville, Indiana; sister, Savannah Sloan of Petersburgh, Indiana; maternal grandparents, Donald (Sherry) Chapman and paternal grandfather, Albert (Mary) Kieffer and grandmother, Marge Kieffer; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.


Dustin was preceded in death by maternal grandmother, Marcella Chapman and uncle, Chris Kieffer.


Visitation for Dustin will be Wednesday, February 5, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Heartland Worship Center, 212 W. 2nd Street, Mt. Carmel, Illinois, with the funeral following at Heartland Worship Center at 1:00 p.m.  Burial will immediately follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery, 1827 College Drive, Mt. Carmel, Illinois.


Memorials may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation or to Education Expenses for Dustin’s boys.  Envelopes will be available at the church, Short Funeral Home (made online) or can be mailed to Short Funeral Home at P.O. Box 397, Mt. Carmel, Illinois 62863


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February 5, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Heartland Worship Center
212 W Second Street
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863

Funeral Service
February 5, 2020

1:00 PM
Heartland Worship Center
212 W Second Street
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863

February 5, 2020

Highland Memorial Cemetery, College Drive, Mt. Carmel


Susan G. Komen Foundation
4424 Vogel Rd., #205, Evansville IL 47715

Educational Expense for Children
P.O. Box 397, Mount Carmel IL 62863
Tel: 1-618-262-4411

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