Wayne Keys Obituary

Wayne B. Keys
Wayne B. Keys
Wayne B. Keys

August 2, 1941 - March 29, 2007
Born in Murray, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Wayne B. Keys, 65, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 29, 2007, at the Central Iowa VA Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2007, at Indianola Heights Evangelical Free Church where he was a member. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery.

Wayne was born and raised in Murray, IA where he graduated from high school in 1959. He worked at Massey-Ferguson Manufacturing for 17 years until 1978. He was currently employed in the maintenance department of Kimco where he had worked for the last 14 years. He was an U.S. Army Veteran. He enjoyed his many years of farming as demonstrated by his John Deere and Massey-Ferguson model tractor collection. He loved being with people, was active in the Over 60's group of his church and was devoted to his family.

Wayne is survived by his loving wife, Shirley Keys of Des Moines; two sons, Danny (Tori) Keys and Elvis Faught II; two daughters, Debbie (Tony) Frey and Becky (Todd) Sexton; nine grandchildren, Trinidad Faught, Beka Keys, Sherrie Gilbert, Cheryl (Zach) Wyman, Ashley Gilbert, Raymond Music, Chelsea Kooiker, Ryan Kooiker, and Courtney Sexton; sister, Elaine Nadolsky; Uncle Andy; and many nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Vonda Keys; and brother-in-law, Galen Nadolsky.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.


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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Monday, April 2, 2007
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Indianola Heights Evangelical Free Church
3000 SE 9th Street
Des Moines, IA US 50315
Tuesday, April 3, 2007
1:00 PM
Pine Hill Cemetery
508 NW 54th Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50313
Tuesday, April 3, 2007


To The Family c/o Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317