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obit fyi: David A Keil 1946-2006. (Mother's nee, Roher)

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obit fyi: David A Keil 1946-2006. (Mother's nee, Roher)

Posted: 19 May 2006 5:19PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
PLEASE NOTE, THIS WAS POSTED FOR REFERENCE ONLY, I AM NOT RELATED TO, NOR AM I RESEARCHING THIS FAMILY I’VE ONLY DONE A COPY AND PASTE FROM OUR LOCAL NEWSPAPER FYI.

David A Keil
Posted: Friday, May 19, 2006 - 01:38:26 pm PDT
COLUMBIA BASIN HERALD, MOSES LAKE, WASHINGTON STATE.

David A Keil, 59, of Soap Lake, died at his home on Fairway Drive on Monday, May 15 after a battle with Prostate Cancer. Dave was born August 31, 1946 in Huron, S.D. to Morgan Keil and LaVerna Roher. He moved with his parents to Everett when he was two years old. He enlisted in the Army after graduating from Cascade High School and served in Vietnam as crew chief of a helicopter gun ship. After he was discharged, Dave worked for Rainier News in Everett for 23 years before moving to Ephrata in 1992. He then worked for General Dynamics in Moses Lake. He established many friendships while working for both companies. He was also an avid golfer, fisherman and bowhunter enjoying many evenings around the campfire with some of his closest friends.

Dave is survived by his wife of 35 years, Sharon (Marty), son Brent and wife Mandi, daughter Korrina, 3 grandchildren, sisters Marilyn and husband Billy Tester, Barbara and husband Roy Gardner, Beverly and husband Greg Fox, brother-in-law Robert Martin, mother-in-law Lorraine Thompson and 6 nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. at the Community Evangelical Free Church located on 110 E Main St in Soap Lake, with Pastor Gordy Whipp performing the service. Nicoles Funeral Home is in charge of the cremation. The family requests that donations be made to the Central Basin Hospice in lieu of flowers.

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