Farm Animals 19

Ralph Keim

August 28, 1934 ~ December 12, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Ralph Keim Obituary

Ralph F Keim, age 89, of Palmyra, MO passed away at Luther Manor, Tuesday, December 12, 2023.  

Funeral services will be held at Grand View Funeral Home on Friday December 15, 2023, at 11:00 am, Rev. Jason Young will officiate. Burial will be in the Grand View Burial Park. 

A visitation celebrating Ralph's life will be held at 10:00 am until time of service Friday December 15, 2023 at the Grand View Funeral Home. 

Ralph was born on August 28, 1934, in Hull, IL, to Ed and Elizabeth (Goellner) Keim.

Ralph was united in marriage to DeLois (Howard) Keim on June 4th, 1960 in Perry MO. 

Survivors include Wife, DeLois Keim of Palmyra, MO; a Daughter, Debbie Bradney of Palmyra, MO; a Brother, Jim (Debby) Keim of Louisiana, MO; a Sister-in-laws Verna, Keim, and Beverly Picton, a Sister, Vivian (Delbert) Hayes of Hannibal, MO; Two Grandsons, Jonathan (Samantha) Bradney of Palmyra, MO, Shawn (Kelley) Keim of Poplar Bluff, MO; Granddaughter, Rebekah (Robert Runser) Keim of Quincy, IL; Two Great-grandsons, Brayden Baur, Maxwell Keim; Three Great-granddaughters, Brianne Bradney, Isabelle Bradney, Olivia Keim. He is also survived by a very special friend, Robert Johnson. 

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, a Son-in-law, Robert Bradney; a Son, David Keim; a Grandson, Thomas Bradney; Two Brothers, Marion Keim, Ed Keim, Jr.; and a Sister, Delores Thoele. 

As a veteran Ralph honorably served his country in the United States Army. 

Ralph loved the farm. He would spend long hours working hard on the land, and caring for his livestock. In later years Ralph could be found on his lawn tractor mowing acres of lawn. He enjoyed mowing and would take care not only of his property but others as well. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandkids. Ralph will be remembered by all, especially his family, as a good man, hard worker, and excellent provider. 

Pallbearers: Jonathan Bradney, Shawn Keim, Robert Runser, Greg Keim, Doug Keim, Darren Picton 

Memorial contributions may be made to, Community Loving Care or Luther Manor, in care of Grand View Funeral Home. 

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December 15, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Grand View Funeral Home
11116 US-61
Hannibal, MO 63401

Funeral Service
December 15, 2023

11:00 AM
Grand View Funeral Home
11116 US-61
Hannibal, MO 63401


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