Obituary: August Keim


A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date for August Robert “Bob” Keim Jr., 87, of Davenport. Cremation rites have been accorded. The Runge Mortuary, Davenport, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mr. Keim died Monday, May 18, 2020.

August Keim was born March 15, 1933, in Davenport, the son of August and Veith Keim.

He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1951 and served during the Korean War.

He married Elizabeth (Bette) Kaczinski in 1956.

He retired from Western and Southern Life Insurance Company in 1985. He later worked part-time for the Davenport School District and Sears.

His hobbies were bowling, boating, golfing, softball, and watching sports.

Survivors include his wife; his children, Mike (Stacey) Keim, Mark Keim (Tami Derrington), and Karen Lewis (Joe Fahrenkrug); his grandchildren, Brandan, Devon, Dylan, and Alec; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Lee Keim.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Carl Keim and Mike Keim.

Memorials may be made to U.S.O. Online.

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