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Obituary - Keith, Roy

Oct 07, 2013 03:56PM ● Published by Trisha Schweiger

Roy S. Keith, age 89, formerly of Horicon, died on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at Hillside Manor in Beaver Dam.

A graveside service will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Horicon on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM.

Roy Stanley Keith was born on August 25, 1924 in Horicon, Wisconsin to Luvin and Lavina (Goodfrey) Fanshaw. He was a 1942 graduate of Horicon High School. Roy served in the United States Marines during World War II. He was united in marriage with Hazel Roggenbauer on August 20, 1943 in Juneau, Wisconsin. Roy worked as an Assembler at John Deere in Horicon, retiring in 1988.

Survivors are his son David Keith of Beaver Dam; grandson, Chad (Kris) Keith and their children, Hunter and Sophia Keith, all of Beaver Dam; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and stepfather, Clarence Hoffman; his wife; a brother, William; and a granddaughter, Heather Keith.

The Murray Funeral Home, 716 Clinton Street in Horicon, is caring for the family.  To leave condolences, for directions, or for other information, please visit our website at


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