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Lori Jean (Keefe) Cox

May 28, 1962 ~ December 2, 2019 (age 57)


Lori J. Cox, 57 years old, passed away at 6:48 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2019 at St. Joseph Health System in Plymouth.  Lori was born on May 28, 1962 in South Bend to the late Seymour and Clara (Barber) Keefe.  She has resided in Culver for the past 11 years.  Lori formerly worked at the University of Notre Dame. 

Lori is survived by her fiancé, Thomas I. Magee of Culver; son, David Troxel; daughters, Sara Cox and Ashley Cox; four grandchildren, Levi Cox, Remi Morris, Zayden Troxel and Jason Troxel; four sisters, Elizabeth Keefe, Vicky Shephard, Lisa Lundquist and Jane Switalski;  and two brothers, Michael Keefe and Mike Thomas. She is also survived by her step-father, John Bowlby. Along with her parents, Lori was preceded in death by her son, Daniel Troxel; and her brother, James Keefe.

Lori enjoyed her Jeep, and the mountains in California. She traveled extensively.  Lori loved her family, especially her grandchildren and raising her grandson, Levi, for three years.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, December 6, 2019 at the Palmer Funeral Home--Guisinger Chapel, 3718 S. Michigan Street, South Bend.  A private burial will follow at Sumption Prairie Cemetery, South Bend.  Friends may visit with the family from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Lori J. Cox may be donated to Center for Hospice Care, 112 S. Center Street, Plymouth, IN  46563.  Online condolences may be offered to Lori’s family at 

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December 5, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel
3718 S. Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46614

Funeral Service
December 6, 2019

11:00 AM
Palmer Funeral Home - Guisinger Chapel
3718 S. Michigan St.
South Bend, IN 46614


Center for Hospice Care / Plymouth
112 S. Center Street, Plymouth IN 46563

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