Keck, Jean Y. (Sipes)




April 18, 1940 – January 13, 2006


Survivors include

Siblings: Hazel and Violet Kelley, Rosie Barnes, Kenneth and Robert Keck

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and

siblings: Marjorie Maxine Snell, June Keck Rice (her identical twin) and

Jesse, Harold, and Glen Keck


From the Topeka Capital Journal obituary:  Jean (Keck) Sipes, 65, of Topeka passed away Friday, January 13, 2006 at her home.  Jean was born April 18, 1940, daughter of Clarence and Minnie Drinen Keck on their farm near Oketo in Marshall County.  She and her identical twin, June, established Keck Twins Beauty Shop in Topeka and worked side by side for many years.  Jean was married to Lee Sipes, Jr. of Topeka; who preceded her in death.  Jean was a member of Fellowship Bible Church and was active in the Topeka Round-Up Club.  She loved horses all of her life and was very generous in sharing them with her family.  Memorial contributions were sent to Fellowship Bible Church Building Fund.