MADISON – Keith A. Elliott, age 84, of McFarland, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, at Agrace HospiceCare.
He was born on January 16, 1932, in Madison, the son of William and Lela Elliott. Keith served in the U.S. Army from 1951-1954 and then worked for the postal service until his retirement.
He was always busy wood-working, welding, building and creating things with his hands. Keith loved being outdoors fishing, hunting, camping, traveling and loved watching the Badgers and Packers while enjoying a Budweiser. He is survived by his daughter, Jan Williams; granddaughter, Jaida Williams; brothers, Theodore "Teddy" (Barbara) Elliott and James P. Elliott; sister, Lois Ziegler; and Billy (Lisa) Berry who was like a son to him, and their children, James R. Elliott and Tessa Berry; special friends, Eleanore Hicks and her children, Kevin (Kathy) Hicks and Kim Hicks, and Janice Berry. Keith is preceded in death by his former wife Jaetta Elliott; parents; brothers, Robert and Ronald Elliott; sisters, Helen Ralph, Ruth Hanke, Doris "Evylnn" Hendrickson, Phyllis Slotted; and sister-in-law, Gloria Elliott. A memorial service will be held in Keith's honor at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME 5203 Monona Drive, Madison on Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 from 10a.m. until 12p.m. There will be a time for sharing stories at 11a.m. with military honors at 12p.m. with a luncheon to follow at Nora's on Hwy 12/18 in Deerfield. Online condolences may be made at gundersonfh.com
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