Stewart Chronic

Stewart Keith Chronic, Feb. 4, 1948 to Jan. 3, 2014. Keith Chronic peacefully passed away at Mountain View Medical Center in Las Cruces, N.M. He is preceded in death by his father, Zane Chronic. He is survived by his mother, Patricia Chronic, children Kristin (Don Wetzel) and Joshua Chronic (Angela) of Nebraska, David Chronic (Lenuta) of Romania, his sisters Susan (Phil Smith), Sally Hancock, Sybil West and Elizabeth (Harry Stone) of Colorado, and Sara (John Engel) of New Mexico, eight grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Keith was a survivor of the Forrestal Aircraft Carrier during Vietnam in 1967. He resided in Omaha, Neb., before moving to Las Cruces in 1999. He enjoyed fishing, camping and being outdoors. He was best known for his quick, witty sense of humor, numerous pranks, and for always making people laugh. He left an impression with everyone he encountered. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by many friends and family. In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated for the Wounded Warrior Project. A celebration of life will held Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, at Getz Funeral Home. Arrangements by Getz Funeral Home, corner of Solano Drive and Bowman Avenue. To sign our local online guestbook, please log on to

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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Jan. 7, 2014