Relationship to conference: Retired elder
Date of death: April 15, 2014
Arrangements: A funeral service will take place Thursday, April 17, at 2 p.m. at Miller Funeral Home West in Sioux Falls, SD.
Appointment information: Rev. Keech was ordained as a deacon in 1941 and as an elder in 1944. He served Minnesota congregations in West St. Paul, Blooming Prairie, Lansing, Kellogg, Weaver, Gordonsville, Glenville, Lake Benton, Hendricks, Ivanhoe, Heron Lake, Okabena, Winnebago, Pine River, Pequot Lakes, West Concord, and Kenyon. Rev. Keech retired in 1982.
Rev. Keech is survived by his wife, Dolores; children, Cheryl Boyd (Dick), Diane Jolin (Ken), and Douglas Keech (Ro); eight grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.
Memorials preferred to the Minnesota Conference's camping and retreat ministries (122 W. Franklin Ave., Ste. 400, Minneapolis, MN 55404).
Cards can be sent to Dolores Keech at 1901 S. Holly Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57105.
A full obituary will run in the Argus Leader and the St. Cloud Times tomorrow.
Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church
122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404