LILLIAN KEIRSTEAD EASTON – Lillian (Rogers) Keirstead, 104, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2006, at the Aroostook Medical Center. She was born Aug. 25, 1902, in Fort Fairfield, the daughter of Faye and Cecilia (Lovely) Rogers. Lillian was educated at the one-room Haines School, Fort Fairfield, Fort Fairfield High School and Aroostook State Normal School, UMPI. Upon graduation in 1923, she taught all eight grades in the one-room Chapman School, Limestone, and later at the Palmer School, Caribou. While she taught all subjects, she particularly enjoyed teaching history. After two years of teaching, she obtained advanced training at Castine State Normal School and, in addition to teaching in her own school, worked out of Caribou as a helping teacher to seven other one-room schools in the region. In 1929 she married Ray-mond M. Keirstead of Presque Isle. They moved to Easton where she became a substitute teacher. During World War II, while her husband served in the U.S. Army, she lived in 11 states. She was a member of the United Baptist Church, Easton, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was past president of the Easton Senior Citizens Happy Days Club and past president of the Patti Page Post of the American Legion Auxiliary. In 1993, the Alumni Association of the University of Maine -Presque Isle, UMPI, presented her with the Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2003, at age 100, she marched in UMPI’s commencement processional as the oldest living graduate of the institution. Lillian was predeceased by her husband, Raymond; son, Keith Rogers Keirstead; and by her four siblings, Reynold, Ruth and Harold Rogers, all of Fort Fairfield and Margaret Culberson of Rising Sun, Md. She is survived by her daughter, Jean Kneeland and husband, Richard, of Easton daughter, Carol Ann Keirstead of Greer, S.C.; grandson, Keith Kneeland and wife, Alice, of Easton; granddaughter, Cheryl Koenke and husband, Scott, of Greer, S.C., granddaughter, Barbara Blackstone and husband, Douglas, of Easton; seven great-grandchildren, Ginger Nelson, Rene MacDougal, Jessica and Jeffrey Blackstone, and Dennae, Samuel and Richard Koenke; four great-great-grandchildren, Justice Kneeland, Otis and Kassandra Nelson and Jadynn Blackstone; several nieces and nephews and their families. Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 29, at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle. Funeral service will be conducted 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Pastors Larry Palmer and Lawrence Beals officiating. A spring interment will be at Estes Park Cemetery, Easton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Foundation of the University at Presque Isle, designated to the Alumni Scholarship, 181 Main St., Presque, ME 04769.