Michael “Mike” Kent Keith of Winona Lake, Indiana passed away Wednesday, November 16, 2022 at Paddock Springs Assisted Living in Warsaw, Indiana at the age of 64.
Mike was born on April 20, 1958 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Janet Eileen (Moser) and Lee Thomas Keith.
He attended Wayne High School in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and later earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University in 1994 in Engineering and Computer Science. Mike moved to Kosciusko County and worked as an engineer for DePuy and Zimmer in Warsaw, Indiana. During his time at Zimmer a patent was submitted for a Bone Screw with Mike as one of the inventors.
Mike will be remembered as a loving son, brother, uncle and friend to many who will be dearly missed.
Mike is survived by his mother, Janet Eileen Keith, Fort Wayne, Indiana, two brothers, Tom (Becky) Keith, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Brian (Laura) Keith, Elburn, Illinois, three sisters, Carol (Ray) Graves, Fort Wayne Indiana, Ellen (Mike) Johnson, Decatur, Indiana and Karen Keith, South Bend, Indiana. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his father.
Mike’s life will be celebrated with a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 2, 2022 at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana and officiated by Envoy Ken Locke of the Salvation Army. A private family graveside service will follow at Oakwood Cemetery of Warsaw, Indiana. Friends and family may visit prior to the service from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Memorial donations may be directed to American Cancer Society, 5635 W 96th St Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.