Keith A. Radant

July 24, 1960 - July 30, 2009

Keith A. Radant, 49, of Jefferson, formerly of Wausau , passed away Thursday, July 30, 2009, at his home in Jefferson . He was born July 24, 1960 in Wausau , son of the late Raymond and Madeline (Schmieden) Radant.

Keith has been a member of the St. Coletta family since 2001. He enjoyed watching television and movies. Keith had an incredible memory for special dates and family birthdays; he memorized the T.V. Guide and People magazine. Keith accepted his limitations and enjoyed life to its fullest. He loved to spend time with family and friends and looked forward to any opportunity for an outing.

He will be deeply missed by one sister, Lori (John) Vihnanek of Rockton, Ill.; two brothers, Wayne Radant of Brookfield and Douglas (Barbara) Radant of Collierville, Tenn.; nephews, Matthew, Mark and Josiah Radant and Vincent Guzzetta; and niece, Andrea Guzzetta. He also had many special friends at St. Coletta and St. Johnís .

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Stewart Radant; and sister-in-law, Donna Radant.

Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home, 900 W. Racine St. , Jefferson , with a prayer service at 4:30 p.m. A second visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Helke Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 302 Spruce St. , Wausau . Private family entombment will be at Restlawn Cemetery in Wausau .

The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital, the Jefferson EMS, Jefferson Rainbow Hospice and all the many staff and caregivers at St. Coletta/Alverno, and St. Johnís for the wonderful care and love they have given to Keith over his last years.

Schneider-Michaelis Funeral Home, (920) 674-3960, is serving the family.

(Freeman - Aug. 1, 2009)