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Keith McGee

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Funeral services for Mr. Keith McGeee, 91, of Peterson, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2008, at United Methodist Church of Peterson. Rev. Roger Maize and Rev. Charles Hall will officiate the service.

Interment will take place at Diamond Center Cemetery of rural Aurelia.

A lunch will be served immediately following the church services. Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m.

Keith passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2008, at Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital of Cherokee.

Keith William McGee, the son of Hiram Edgar and Addie (Decker) McGee, was born Dec. 22, 1916, in Sargent, Neb. His family moved to the Niobrara area when Keith spent his childhood.

He was united in marriage to Christine Kreutz on July 6, 1940, in Neligh, Neb. They made their home on a farm near Cherokee where they farmed for 10 years, until moving to Peterson in 1953. Keith farmed for a total of 53 years, until his retirement in 1996. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Peterson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine on May 9, 1987; seven brothers: Earl, Burt, Clyde, Ben, Merle, Roy, and Paul; and three sisters: Elsie, Martha, and Mary.

Keith is survived by four sons and one daughter: Boyd McGee, Vincent McGee and his wife, Janice, Donald McGee and his wife, Barbara -- all of Peterson, Ronald McGee and his wife, Janice of Grand Rapids Mich., and Janice Pingel and her husband, Brent of Peterson; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Clinton of Berlin, Wis.; a sister Linda (Bertha) Linder of Aurora, Neb.; three sister-in-law's: Helen Albers of Duluth, Minn., Mary Ann Miller and her husband, Merlin of Cherokee, and Leah Kreutz of Holstein; and two brother-in-law's: Albert Kreutz and his wife, Jean of Aurelia, and Harlan Raabe of Los Angeles, Calif.

Warner Funeral Home of Peterson is in charge of arrangements.