Gordon Keith Stout, 89, rural Wabash, died at 3:35 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 8, at Rolling Meadows Healthcare Center in LaFontaine. He was born June 20, 1924 in Grant County, to Burvia John and Emily Lucille (Gordon) Stout.
He was a 1942 graduate of Somerset High School. Keith was a World War II US Army veteran. He married Marieta K. Trent in Windfall, on June 17, 1944; she died Nov. 13, 2010. He owned Elevator Service Inc. in Wabash and Treaty and also farmed. Keith was a member of Dora Christian Church where he was an honorary Elder.
He is survived by his five children, Sherry Brock, Wabash, Penny (Phil) Lloyd, Marion, Randy (Debi) Stout and Gary Stout, both of Wabash; and Kristy (David) Good, Lagro; 11 grandchildren, Tracy (Jen) White, Trent (Diane) Miller, David (Mandy) Lloyd, Dwayne (Shellie) Stout, Katie (Donnie Hensley) Stout, Casey (Gabi) Pries, LeeAnn (David) Pefley, and Jesse Pries, all of Wabash; Danny (Marie) Lloyd, LaFontaine, Joe (Amy) Lloyd, Lagro, and Doug (Rebecca) Stout, Fishers; 21 great grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren, and 14 step-great-grandchildren; and his sister, Norma Eileen Sigler, Swayzee.
Memorial services will be held at Dora Christian Church, on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. with Scott Saltsman and Mark Wiesnewski officiating. Burial will be in Mississinewa Cemetery, Somerset. Friends may call 1-2 p.m., Saturday at the church. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.
Preferred memorials are to the Animal Shelter of Wabash County or Dora Christian Church.
The memorial guest book for Keith may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com.