Berten Robert Keith

Berten Robert Keith

Male 1921 - 2004  (82 years)

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  • Name Berten Robert Keith 
    Born 18 Dec 1921  Wakeman, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Feb 2004  Wakeman, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 14 Feb 2004  St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Wakeman, Huron County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I80  Larry and Carole King Murray Tree
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 

    Father Leo Berten Keith,   b. 01 Mar 1891, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Myrtie E. Bowerize,   b. 09 Jan 1899, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Oct 1965, Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1916 
    Family ID F2773  Group Sheet

    Family Living Murray 
    Children 
     1. Living Keith
     2. Living Keith
     3. Living Keith
     4. Living Keith
     5. Living Keith
     6. Living Keith
     7. Living Keith
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Louis Murray and Berten Keith with other Wakeman veterans
    Louis Murray and Berten Keith with other Wakeman veterans
    Berten Keith, Wakeman Postmaster
    Berten Keith, Wakeman Postmaster

  • Notes 
    • He's found in the 1930 census in Wakeman, Huron County, OH: KEITH, Leo B. (39); wife Myrtie E. (31); children Roland L. (12); Thelma E. (10); Berten R. (8). Everyone in the household was born in Ohio. Leo was a farmer. Obituary published February 11, 2004: Berten R. Keith, 82, Former Postmaster Berten R. "Bertie" Keith, 82, former postmaster of Wakeman, died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at his home. He was born Dec. 18, 1921, in Wakeman, and lived in Wakeman all of his life. He attended Wakeman schools, graduated in 1939 and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Keith was employed by the U.S. Postal Service for 42 years and was Wakeman postmaster for 31 years. He was a charter member of American Legion Post No. 89, Wakeman. He enjoyed gardening, crossword puzzles and cross-stitching, and was an avid bowler. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Ann (Murray); daughters Mary Keith of Vermilion, Joann Coe of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Catherine of Grove City; sons John Keith of Norwalk, James Keith of Wakeman, and Charles Keith of Fort Myers, Fla.; sister, Thelma Thomas of Norwalk; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Myrtie Keith, one son, Joseph, and three daughters, and a brother, Roland Keith. Friends may call Thursday, 2 to 8 p.m. with a Scripture service at 7:45 p.m., at Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman. Prayers there Friday at 9:15 a.m. will be followed at 10 a.m. by Mass in Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 410 W. Lorain St., Oberlin. The Rev. William Padavick will officiate. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Wakeman. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Western Reserve, 424 Middle Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035; or to a charity of the donor's choice.