In Memory of

Keith D. West

August 3, 1965 - February 15, 2015
Keith Darel West, the son of the late Merlin West and Leah (Heschke) West, was born at midnight on August 3, 1965, in Cherokee, Iowa. His early years were spent in Cherokee. The family then settled on a farm between Alta and Hanover, Iowa. He graduated from Alta High School. He spent the next four years attending Buena Vista College, and then served 10 years in the Army Reserves. He was employed by Lundell Construction for 12 years, and also worked as a farm hand. Keith enjoyed outdoor activities, including fishing, gardening, canoeing, traveling and spending time with his friends. He found great satisfaction in doing construction work. Keith passed away at his home in Meriden on February 16, 2015. He was preceded in death by his father, his grandparents, and several aunt and uncles. He is survived by his mother Leah West of Meriden; two sisters, Yvonne (Kenny) Dodd and Sharon Nicholson, both of Cherokee, and two brothers, Ted West of Cleghorn, Iowa and Kelly (Michon) West of Sioux Falls, South Dakota; two former spouses, Twyla Angstrom of Minot, ND and Pam West of Fonda, IA; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
Memorial services will be held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, February 20, 2015, at the Greenwood-Schubert Funeral Home in Cherokee.
Pastor Jon Riggert
Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
"How Great Thou Art" "Amazing Grace"
Elk Township Cemetery At a later date.


Friday, February 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry to hear of his passing, and sorry I can't be there.”
- Dennis J West
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Leah, you have my sympathies. You and the family are in my thoughts and prayers”
- Pam Cronin
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Sorry for the loss. Wish I could be there for support. Hope all is doing well. The family is always in my thoughts”
- Ryan T West
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“So sorry to hear about Keith. He and I attended Alta High School together. I remember alot of fun memories. Rest in peace Keith. My prayers to the West family.”
- Steven D. Harvey
Friday, February 20, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I am very sorry for your loss and the fact i could not be there today for the service. just letting you all know you are in my thoughts.”
- Duane Reineke
Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“My deepest condolences to your family. Please reach out if there is anything I can do.”
- Jessica Greene
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Leah, so sorry to hear about your sons death. Take care if yourself.”
- Donna Francis Becket
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“I enjoyed doing business with Keith on his lawnmowers and rototillers. He loved to garden and loved his dog too. May he rest in peace and may God be with you and comfort you. ”
- Erik "Hondo" Mosbo
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 12:00 AM
“Sharon, so sorry to read about the loss of your brother. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.”
- Brenda L Husman
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