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W. Keith Penix

February 26, 1931 ~ July 20, 2020 (age 89)

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W. Keith Penix age 89 passed away at his home on Monday, July 20, 2020.  Keith was born on February 26, 1931 in Riley Twp. MI the son of Alfonzo and Minnie (Bigelow) Penix and graduated from Rodney B. Wilson High School in 1950.  He served in the U. S. Army and worked at Redwings Lanes Bowling Center for over 60 years.  Keith loved bowling, fishing and girls basketball games.  He is survived by his daughters, Karen (Marcus Kozan) of St. Johns and Cheryl (Peter) Erickson of Davison, MI.

Grandchildren, Gwen Martinez, Jonathon Kelley, Heather Hause, Sarah Lake and Alyssa Erickson.  Great grandchildren are Keegan, Robert, Jayden, Blake, Logan and Blake special friends John and Kay Bond and his dog, Duke.

He was preceded in death by brothers, Lawrence and Kenneth and sister, Hazel Fifield.

Graveside services will be held at Mt. Rest Cemetery on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 11:00 A.M.   Contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.  Military Honors will be provided by St. Johns Honor Guard.

Arrangements by Keck-Coleman Funeral Home.

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Memorial Service
August 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Mt. Rest Cemetery
E. Steel St.
St. Johns, MI 48879

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