Keely K. Lake, 48, of Beaver Dam
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Keely K. Lake, 48, of Beaver Dam

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BEAVER DAM—Keely K. Lake, 48, passed away on Jan. 15, 2020, at the age of 48.

She was the daughter of James and Dorothy (Burcham) Lake, born on Dec. 8, 1971. She had recently moved back to Hot Springs to care for her father.

Keely graduated from Hot Springs High school in 1990, the University of South Dakota, with a BA in Classics, in 1994 and the University of Iowa, with a PhD in Classics, in 2001.

She was a visiting guest professor at Gettysburg College in 2001 and Professor of Classical Greek and Latin at Wayland Academy from 2002 until 2018.

She was teaching online courses for Montclair State, Wayne State University and One Schoolhouse.

She was an active member of the Vergilian Society, several Classic related boards and organizations and was a reader/table leader for standardized AP exams in Latin.

Keely was an avid gardener, enjoyed cooking, reading, traveling, and collecting books. She also traveled extensively which was a passion of hers.

She is survived by her father, James Lake; and her precious cats, Penelope and Gemini. She was preceded in death by her mother.

Visitation services will be held 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs, S.D.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs, S.D.

Chamberlain-McColley’s Funeral Homes, Inc.

401 N. Garden St. / P.O. BOX 812

Hot Springs, S.D. 57747

605-745-5172 Main Office

605-745-5197 Fax

www.chamberlainmccolleys.com

Chamberlain-McColley's Funeral Homes, Inc.

401 N. Garden St. / P.O. BOX 812

Hot Springs, S.D. 57747

605-745-5172 Main Office

605-745-5197 Fax

www.chamberlainmccolleys.com

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