Keith Harvey Wilhelm, 73 of Phoenix, AZ passed away March 13, 2013.
Born in 1939, he grew up on the family farm near Redfield, SD where he excelled in track during H.S. After H.S. he joined the Air Force and was honorably discharged after serving 4 years. He worked as a truck driver in Phoenix, AZ before retiring due to Multiple Sclerosis.
In his retired years he loved to play bingo and make others laugh with his jokes.
He is survived by his wife, Leila; sons, Lyle (Stacy) of Prescott Valley, AZ and Ryan (Bonnie) of Volo, IL; 2 grandsons, Tyler and Chase; sister Carla Fortin of Mesa, AZ; 4 nieces and 2 nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents Roy and Sophie and his brother Lyle.
A memorial and celebration of life will be held on March 23, 2013at 1PM at Faith United Methodist Church, 8640 N. 19th Ave, Phoenix. Please join us in Western or casual attire.
In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the Arizona Chapter of the National M.S. Society. www.nationalmssociety. org/chapters/aza/donate/index.aspx