Robert Paul Keith, 31, died Friday, Nov. 28, 2003, at a Havre care facility after a courageous battle with cancer.
A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m Tuesday at the Assembly of God Church in Havre with the Rev. Russ Michaels officiating. The committal rite will
be at the Highland Cemetery following the service. A fellowship will be held at the church immediately following the interment.
Robert was born on Aug. 8, 1972, to David and Louise (Orr) Keith in Council Bluffs, Iowa. After moving to Montana in childhood, he grew up and attended schools in different areas of Montana. He graduated from Great Falls High School in 1991.
On Sept. 27, 1998 he married Joni Vickers in Havre. He and Joni resided in Chinook until 2002, when they moved to Havre due to employment. In July 1998, he went to work for Schwan's Sales as a route manager, where he remained until his health would not allow him to continue. He loved his job and especially each and every one of his customers.
Family always came first with Robert and he loved doing anything that involved spending time with them. Robert also enjoyed golfing, playing card games with friends and family, playing video games and watching movies.
Robert is survived by his wife, Joni of Havre; children, Thomas, Jordan and Kathrine "Katy" of Havre; father, Dave (Teri) Keith of Great Falls; mother, Louise Keith of Great Falls; sisters, April and Annisa Keith of Great Falls; brothers, James (Holly) Vance of Philomath, Ore., William Wallace of Denver, Colo., and Ryan Keith of Great Falls; paternal grandparents, Ethel (Bob) Darnall of Chester; maternal grandparents, Pat Orr of Kalispell, and Jean Orr of Elko, Nev.; and numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Services and arrangements are under the direction of Holland and Bonine Funeral Home.