Michael “Mike” Kent Keith, 64, Winona Lake, died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, at Paddock Springs Assisted Living, Warsaw.
Mike was born April 20, 1958, in Fort Wayne, to Janet Eileen (Moser) and Lee Thomas Keith.
He attended Wayne High School in Fort Wayne, and later earned his Bachelor of Science from Purdue University in 1994 in engineering and computer science. Mike moved to Kosciusko County and worked as an engineer for DePuy and Zimmer in Warsaw. During his time at Zimmer, a patent was submitted for a bone screw with Mike as one of the inventors.
Mike will be remembered as a loving son, brother, uncle and friend to many who will be dearly missed.
Mike is survived by his mother, Janet Eileen Keith, Fort Wayne; two brothers, Tom (Becky) Keith, Fort Wayne and Brian (Laura) Keith, Elburn, Ill.; and three sisters, Carol (Ray) Graves, Fort Wayne, Ellen (Mike) Johnson, Decatur and Karen Keith, South Bend. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mike was preceded in death by his father.
Mike’s life will be celebrated with a memorial service at 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, and officiated by Envoy Ken Locke of the Salvation Army. A private family graveside service will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw. Friends and family may visit prior to the service from noon to 1 p.m.
Memorial donations may be directed to American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St. Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s website at www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com.