Keith Knox, 70, of Montevideo, died late Monday, April 22, 2013 at the Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital.
A time of sharing and fellowship with family and friends will be held at the Montevideo American Legion Post 59 this Friday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. There will be no formal funeral services.
Keith Roger Knox was born in Granite Falls on December 14, 1942 to Jesse Elmer and Dorothy (Erickson) Knox. He began his education in Granite Falls High School and later proudly earned his GED. After serving in the National Guard, he and his brother worked on the pipeline down into Oklahoma. He worked many years for Standard Oil in Tulsa. Upon returning to Montevideo, he enjoyed operating heavy equipment while working for Bob Lauritsen.
Keith loved being outdoors; hunting and fishing and was a longtime member of the American Legion. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family, his siblings, and his friends at the American Legion. His very special companion was his dog “Max”.
Keith is survived by his daughter Tammy (Billy) Lay of Sapulpa, OK; step-children: Marilyn (Rob) Hanson of Sapulpa, OK. and Johnny Glantz of Rodgers, AK; sisters Barbara Musil of Apple Valley and Donna (Gary) Halvorson of Granite Falls; brothers Harold Knox of Pennsylvania and James (Patty) Knox of Texas; 9 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews and Beverly McReynolds, the mother of his children.
In addition to his parents, J. Elmer Knox and Dorothy Knox Lewis, he was preceded in death by his sister Rosemary Anderson, his brother Robert Knox, step-daughter Teresa Booker, grandson Lance Hanson and niece Cindy Halvorson.
Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Montevideo, in charge of arrangements for Keith Knox.