Thomas R. Keith

Sept. 24, 1948 Ė Sept. 30, 2010

Thomas R. Keith found eternal peace Thursday, Sept. 30, 2010, at the age of 62.

He was the loving husband for 37 years of Susan (nee Glaeser); dedicated dad of Bryan (Angela) Keith and Jennifer (Kevin) Theisen; and the proud grandpa of Liam Michael Theisen, Zachary Bryan Keith and, arriving soon, Olivia Marie Keith and Turner Thomas Theisen. Tom is further survived by his birth mother, Annie Noffsinger; brothers, Jeff (Jerri) Krezine, Alan (Lori) Traber and Alfred (Judy) Traber; sisters, Donna (Ray) Koss and Sue (Jim) Roseberry; brother in-law, Richard (Cheryl) Glaeser; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Dorothy Keith; and birth father, William Parry.

Tom served our country in the U.S. Marine Corps for four years. He had two tours in Vietnam. He was a Waukesha County deputy sheriff from 1973 to 2001.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, 20275 Davidson Road, Brookfield. The funeral service will follow at 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Vitas Hospice, 2675 N. Mayfair Road, Suite 500, Wauwatosa, WI 53226, would be appreciated.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8030 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.