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Kenneth Keith Kreider, 87, Farmersburg, Indiana formerly of North Manchester, passed away in his home at 8:25 a.m. on December 26, 2018. One of three children, Keith was born December 25, 1931 in Whitley County, IN to Elta R. (Brandenburg) and Albert "Nub" Kreider.
Keith graduated from Sidney High School in 1949, then going on to work at Chicago Transformer in North Manchester from 1949 to 1952. He served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954. He married Mary Ann Tucker on March 25, 1951. After serving his country, he worked for Ameritech until his retirement in 1987. Keith was an active boy scouts master. Above all though, his passion was carpentry.
Keith will be dearly missed by his wife, Mary Ann Kreider, Farmersburg, Indiana; one son Kevin L. (Rosanna) Kreider, Fishers, Indiana; two daughters, Pamela K. Thompson and Debra A. (Joe) Burton both of Farmersburg, Indiana; one brother Donald R. (Judy) Kreider, Columbia City, Indiana; three grandchildren, Jennifer Hicks, Cortney Rockwood, and Colin Kreider. Keith is preceded in death by his parents, one brother Glen Kreider, and one grandchild Chris Stevens.
Family and friends may call Saturday, December 29, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:00 p.m. Pastor Greg Bradford will officiate and burial will be held at Ulrey Cemetery, 2507 East State Road 14, Silver Lake, Indiana 46982.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Kenneth Keith Kreider, memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice, 2901 Ohio Blvd Suite 116, Terre Haute, Indiana 47803.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary.