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Obituary: Connell, Keith

Age 93

CONNELL, Keith (Age 93) Entered into rest Monday, October 15, 2013 at his home in Benge, WA. He was born nearby on December 26, 1919 to Frank and Zona (Morgan) Connell and farmed his entire life in the Ritzville-Benge area. He served in the U.S. Army in WWII in dangerous work involving unexploded bombs. Keith is survived by a sister-in-law Kay Connell, Ritzville, WA; three nieces, J’Roi (Dave) Reynolds, Maryland, Jody (Aaron) Davis, Livingston, MT, Coco (John) Daley, Benge-Washtucna, WA; great-nieces and nephews, Jared Northcote, Robin Conn, Mike Connell, Jeff Ashenbrenner, Aimee Brunckhorst and Karen Connell. Preceded in death by his parents and by a brother Lloyd Connell and a nephew Mick Connell. Memorial Services will be held Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at Benge Community Church, Benge, WA with military honors. Urn placement will take place at a later date at Ritzville Memorial Cemetery. Danekas Funeral Home, Ritzville, WA in charge of arrangements.