Eugene H.”Gene” Keim, 73, husband of Dolores E. (Mennecke) Keim, of Boyertown, passed away on Thursday at Sanatoga Center Nursing Home.
Born in Gablesville, PA he was the son of the late Paul W. and Sara E. (Haas) Keim.
Gene was a 1955 graduate of Boyertown Area High School and a US Army Veteran. He was a retired Waterworks Superintendent from the borough of Boyertown. Gene was a member of The Church of the Good Shepherd UCC Church in Boyertown. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid gardener.
Surviving with his wife of 39 years are sisters Elaine H. Spencer of Oley and Ruth Ann Ritter of Boyertown, step-daughter Linda Mauck, wife of Richard, of Harrisburg, step-son Bruce Underkoffler, husband of Susanne of Vienna, VA, , grandchildren Lindsay, Richard, Joseph, Christian and Katie. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his brother Richard H. Keim.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Aug. 14, 10:30AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc, 1020 E. Phila. Ave., Gilbertville with Rev. Dennis Christie officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from 9:30AM to 10:15AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Gene’s name to either the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or the Church of the Good Shepherd UCC Church, 35 West Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown, PA 19512.