Lyle Allan Keyes
Apr 16, 1931 – Jun 15, 2015
LYLE ALLAN KEYES
Lyle was born in Regina, Saskatchewan Canada on April 16, 1931 to John B. Keyes and Sophia Pilon Keyes and raised by his aunt and uncle, Emil Krieg and Roseanna Pilon Krieg. His family immigrated to South Bend, WA at age three. Later his family moved to South Seattle where Lyle lived the majority of his life.
He passed peacefully, at home, in Huntington Park, Des Moines, WA on June 15, 2015 at the age of 84. He was diagnosed and placed on hospice with pancreatic cancer three weeks prior to his passing.
In 1963 he started his contracting business, Lyle A. Keyes Cement Finishers. In 1993 he passed the business down to his son, Ed. Lyle’s passion was playing card games whether with his family, close friends or with his weekly group at Huntington Park.
Lyle is survived by his wife of 58 years, Shirley, sons Edward (Cyndi) and Allan (Brenda) and daughter Pamela. Grandchildren Danielle, Kaitlyn, Kelci (deceased), Alyssa and Derek. Also his “pal” Rufus, a Chihuahua dog he rescued. He was loved and will be greatly missed by his family.
A family inurnment service will be held in July at Washington Memorial Park.
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