Keith Loes


January 8, 1951 - September 30, 2019


Keith Loes, 68, of Mitchell, SD, died Monday, September 30, 2019 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Saturday, October 5, 2019 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Mitchell with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Mitchell. Arrangements are by Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Keith Michael Loes was born on January 8, 1951 to Raphael and Cecelia (Wethor) Loes in Emery, SD. Keith graduated eighth grade from St. Martin Catholic School in Emery and attended Emery High School. In 1968, he moved to Mitchell with his family.

Keith was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and was an usher for many years. He enjoyed playing pool, reading, watching TV, and driving his car. Keith had been a resident of Firesteel Healthcare Center since December 27, 2007.

He is survived by his brother, Larry (Joni) Loes of Mitchell; two sisters, JoAnn (Jim) Heck of Parkston, and Mary (Dave) Butterwick of Des Moines, IA; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.


Saturday, October 5, 2019
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
222 North Kimball
Mitchell, SD 57301


Saturday, October 5, 2019
10:30 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
222 North Kimball
Mitchell, SD 57301


Calvary Cemetery
600 West 23rd Ave
Mitchell, SD 57301

Posted by Tami Werning Krogman on October 10, 2019
I am so sorry to hear the news of Keith's passing. Keith worked for me for many years at Syncom. He was a hard worker, had a quick wit and many friends. My thoughts and prayers go out to Keith's family.
Posted by Lsurie Eichman Cooper on October 7, 2019
So sorry to hear of Keith's passing. He was such a good guy and always had time to visit whenever I ran into him. Condolences to all.
Posted by Gene Ernster on October 3, 2019
Have a lot of Great Memories of Keith from Grade School
Posted by Rich Mayer on October 3, 2019
Keith was a veto good man. I recall playing in the sandbox with him and then eating his moms choculate coconut cookies. RIP Keith. Condolences to the family.
Posted by Carolyn Swan on October 3, 2019
My sympathy to Keith's family. The picture says it. Keith always had that smile on. God bless. RIP.
Posted by Paul Arend on October 3, 2019
Sorry to read about the loss of Kieth, our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family during this difficult time.
Posted by Roger Richter on October 3, 2019
Rest In Peace
Posted by Sandy Johnson Beers on October 2, 2019
Keith was a classmate & friend. No matter what, Keith always kept that smile on his face.
Posted by Deb Hohn on October 2, 2019
I worked with Keith for several years
He was a kind man, and had many friends at work.
My sincere sympathies to his family.
He’ll be missed by many...
Posted by Patty Jo (Krier) Chandler on October 2, 2019
We are so very sorry to hear of Keith’s passing. I always loved visiting with him. Know that you all are in our prayers.
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