Obituary

Keith A.  Anderson
Keith A. Anderson

October 24, 1943 - January 24, 2024
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Madrid, IA
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Keith Anderson was born October 21, 1943, in Madrid, IA, son of Darwin and June (Drake) Anderson. Keith received his education in Madrid where he graduated in 1961. He was a lifelong resident of Madrid where he developed long and lasting friendships. He enlisted in the National Guard in 1962. Keith was an active member of the VFW Post 5060 and the Madrid American Legion Post 595. He was employed with the United States Post Office as a Letter Carrier in Madrid. It was while working at the Post Office he acquired the nickname “Zip”. He would retire after 30 years of service. Keith was married to Sandy Swanson and they were blessed with twin sons, Denny and Kenny. Keith had a lifelong passion for classic cars, restoring, cruising and enjoying them with friends and family. He was a charter member of the Iowa Street Rod Association, Midwest Deuces, and the last surviving original member of the Madrid Pacers.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Keith is survived by his sons, Denny (Cindy) Anderson of Urbandale, IA and Kenny (Christy) Anderson of Madrid, grandchildren, Parker, Allison, Taylor, Riley and Regan, three brothers, LeRoy (Margaret) Anderson of Chino Valley, AZ, Robert and Dave Anderson both of Madrid.

A Celebration of Life will be on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at the Madrid VFW beginning at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, you may make a donation to the Puppy Jake Foundation. puppyjakefoundation.org

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Memorial Gathering/Open House
Madrid VFW Post 5060
229 S. State Street
Madrid, IA 50156
Saturday, February 17, 2024
1:00 PM