Dorris Frederick Daniel Keim, 94, of Marissa, Illinois, died at 11:00p.m. at Sparta Community Hospital in Sparta, Illinois.
He was born on May 13, 1918 to Frederick Michael Keim and Emma, nee Kunze, Keim in Marissa, Illinois. He worked 34 years in the United States Postal Service and served 4 years in the military. He was a member and past president of the Marissa Lions Club, Marissa Rotary Club, Randolph County Shrine Club, Marissa Board of Education, and past patron of Amaryllis Chapter #750 OES. He was a life member of the VFW Post 2698, American Legion Post 172, Scottish Rite, Marissa Masonic Lodge 881 and Randolph Shrine Club. He was also a member of Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, Moose Lodge 1221, Marissa Lions, Shriners (AINAD Temple), Amaryllis Chapter #750 OES and Royal Neighbors of America. He was a recipient of the Lion’s Melvin Jones Fellowship Award.
He is preceded in death by his wife Beverley C.,nee Boden, Keim and one grandson, Matthew A. Wayland.
Survivors include one daughter – Gail (Jack) Templeton and grandsons Andrew Templeton and Eric (Eve) Wayland. One son David (Pam Mayo) Keim and grandsons Michael (fiancé Aundrea) Keim, Phillip (fiancé Janet) Keim, Ryan (Danyale) Keim.
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Shriners Children’s Hospital.
Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Sunday, February 24, 2013 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm and on Monday, February 25, 2013 from 10:00am to 11:00am.
Funeral: Memorial services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Monday, February 25, 2013 at 11:00am with Rev. Gail Geisel officiating.
Interment: Burial will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.