Richard J. Keim, age 73, of Dexter, Minn., passed away October 27, 2017, in Rochester, Minn., after a short illness.
Memorial service for Richard Keim will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Hindt Funeral Home in Spring Valley. Burial will be in Our Savior’s Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Richard John Keim was born on October 3, 1944, in Minneapolis, Minn., the son of John T. and Harriet I. Keim. He attended and graduated from Grand Meadow High School and completed three years at Austin Vocational School in auto body and mechanics. Richard married Elaine Allen and they were later divorced. Richard worked at Chrysler Belvidere, Ill., plant for 30 years. He was also an UAW Union member for 30 years. He loved cheering on the Twins and Vikings.
Richard is survived by his two sons, Michael J. Keim of Superior, Wis., and Robert Keim of Rockford, Ill.; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, brothers Gary (Donna) Keim of Austin, Minn., and Kim (Sue) Keim of Lake City, Minn.; and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother and father.