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Erma Keho

Erma Francis Keho, beloved and caring mother passed at 84 years old on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at Westridge Nursing facility in Knoxville, Iowa. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 11, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Fort Des Moines United Methodist Church with a visitation one hour prior.

She was born on July 23, 1935, in Ripon, Wisconsin, the oldest daughter of five children of Edgar and Gertrude Kautz. She married Thomas Keho on January 19, 1962, to this union she had three boys, Roger, Dale, and Scott. She was a beautician all her life, she enjoyed quilting, cycling, participating in 7 RAGBRAIs with her husband. She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church.

Left to cherish her memory include her children, Roger (Valora) Keho, Dale (Crystal) Keho, Scott (Nicole) Keho; grandchildren, Ashley Solasberry, Kaitlynn Keho, Justin Wells, Steven Keho, David Keho.

She was preceded in death by her parents, beloved husband Thomas R. Keho, sister Karen VanHelpring, brother Allen Kautz.



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