Shellsburg-Del Keith, age 73, died Friday, February 18, 2005 at Living Center West in Cedar Rapids, following a short illness.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday February 22, 2005 at the Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton with Rev. Don Alden officiating. Interment will be held at Oakwood Cemetry in Shellsburg with Graveside Military Rites conducted by the Shellsburg American Legion Post#166...
Del was born June 29, 1931, in Cedar Rapids to John and Opal (Likens) Keith He served his nation in the U.S. Navy. On November 25, 1951 he married Jane Dickson at Grace Trinity Church in Shellsburg. Del worked as a Western Faternal Life Agent for the past 15 years...
Del survived by his daughter, Debra Lohrer and husband Gary of Urbana, his son David keith and wife Linda, of Shellsburg; his mother, Opal "Eddie" Keith of Cedar Rapids 5 grandchildren; Courtney Kerkman and husband Erick of Cedar Rapids, Travis Lohrer and Steven Lohrer, both of Urbana, Jennifer Keith of Dubuque and Valerie Rios of Shellsburg, and his great grandaughter Savanna Rios of Shellsburg.
He was preceded in death by his father John Keith, his wife Jane in 2003; his son Daniel in 1976, and his brother David.
Shellsburg-Jane Keith, 71, died Saturday, Dec. 13, 2003 at St Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, following a brief illness. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, Dec. 17, at Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Vinton with Rev. Don Alden officiating. Interment will be held at Oakwood Cemetery in Shellsburg...
Jane was born August 6 1932 to Roy and Verna (Case) Dickson at Benton City and graduated from the Shellsburg High School in 1950. On November 25, 1951 she married Del Keith at the Grace Trinity Church in Shellsburg...
She is survived by her husband Del Keith of Shellsburg; her daughter and son-in-law, Debra and Gary Lohrer of Urbana; her son and daughter-in-law, David and Linda Keith of Shellsburg; her grandchildren Courtney Kermen and her husband, Erick of Cedar Rapids, Travis Lohrer of Cedar Rapids, Steven Lohrer of Urbana, Jennifer Keith of Iowa City, and Valerie Rios of Shellsburg; her great grandaughter, Savanna Rios of Shellsburg; her twin sister, Joan Mrstik and husband, Bob of Cedar Rapids; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her son, Daniel Keith; her sisters, Gladyce Boyer and Mildred Boyer, and her brothers, David, Roy, Bob and Lee Dickson.