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Keith Lilly

KSAL StaffOctober 31, 2019

Keith Lilly, 96, passed away Oct. 28, 2019, at his home in Mentor, surrounded by his loving family. He was born March 27, 1923, in Roxbury. He was united in marriage to Bernice Timbers Lilly, Feb. 14, 1948. He continued to live in Mentor for the rest of his life where they lovingly raised six children. Keith was the Saline County Treasurer for over 50 years, retiring at the age of 81. He served as the Mentor Methodist Church treasurer as well for decades.

Keith is survived by: his wife of over 71 years, Bernice; children, Sharon Chaput (Dennis) of Granger, Ind., David (Linda) of Salina, Dwight (Sue) of Mentor, Susan Johnson (Mark) of Salina, Shirley Sundgren (Don) of Salina, and Sandy Seim of Gypsum; sister, Janice Miller of Ankeny, Iowa; brother, Dennis Lilly (Judy); sister-in-law, Virginia Lilly of Mentor; 17 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by: granddaughter, Mindy Reese; son-in-law, Larry Seim; brothers, Gerald Lilly and Kendall Lilly; and sister, Virginia Major (Bernie).

Visitation with family will be 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Mentor Methodist Church, 616 E Mentor Rd, Mentor.

Memorial Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at the church. Burial will be at a later date in St. Paul’s Cemetery. Suggested memorials to Mentor United Methodist Church, in care of Ryan Mortuary, Salina.

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