Keith A. Lintemuth

Keith A. Lintemuth St. Johns Keith A. Lintemuth, age 77, of St. Johns, MI passed away on Friday, February 28th, 2014 at Laurels of Fulton in Gratiot County, MI. Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Johns Chapel on Tuesday, March 4th at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Keith Whipple officiating. Burial will take place at Eureka Cemetery, Clinton County, MI. Visitation will be held on Sunday and Monday from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Johns Chapel. Keith was born in Rodney, Michigan on May 9, 1936, the son of Franklin and Hazel Amy (Smith) Lintemuth. He graduated from Big Rapids High School with the Class of 1955. He married Zola Belle (Johnson) Lintemuth on February 14, 1958 in Big Rapids, MI. She preceded him in death on April 10, 2001. Keith had resided in the St. Johns area since 1962. Prior to that, he grew up in Big Rapids, MI. He served in the U.S. Army from 1959-1961, and retired from General Motors in 1990 after 35 years of service. Keith loved hunting, fishing, and tinkering in his garage. He was also a Boy Scout Leader for many years. He is survived by his son Bryan and Judy Lintemuth of Perrinton, MI; son Bradley and Beth Lintemuth of Corunna, MI; 5 grandchildren Cathy and Johnathan Leckrone of Perrinton, MI; Johnathon and Jennifer Lintemuth of Ithaca, MI; Trent Lintemuth of St. Johns, MI; Miriah Lintemuth of Ovid, MI; Shaye Lintemuth of Ovid, MI; 3 great grandchildren David Leckrone of Perrinton, MI; Stephanie Leckrone of Perrinton, MI; Ian Mata of Ithaca, MI; sister Leatrice Freiberg of Kettering, OH; sister Joan and Robert Bunting of St. Louis, MI; sister in law Joyce Lintemuth of Lansing, MI; brother in law Leonard Worth of Big Rapids, MI; brother in law Alvin Johnson of McBride, MI; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Zola, and four brothers Thern, Quenton, Oakley, and John Lintemuth; sister Jean Worth, and an infant sister Irene Lintemuth. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Johns, Michigan.

Funeral Home

Smith Family Funeral Homes
104 E. Cass Street Saint Johns, MI 48879
(989) 224-2365

Published in Lansing State Journal on Mar. 9, 2014