Paul "Fritz" Keitel (1936 - 2018)

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Paul "Fritz" Keitel, 82, of Mt. Vernon IN, passed away August 28, 2018 at Deaconess Midtown. He was born July 3, 1936 in Posey County, IN to the late Fred and Edith (Uhde) Keitel.
Paul was a 1955 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Eagles, American Legion Post #5, Moose and River Bend Association. Paul enjoyed camping, gardening, raising rabbits and playing cards.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 32 years, Sandra (Patmore) Keitel in 1991; second wife of 23 years, Carolyn (Decamps) Keitel in 2016; son, Jeffrey Keitel; son-in-law, Darrel Haney; sister, Doris "Pete" Rohlman; brothers-in-law, Bill Rohlman and Jerry Stevens.
He is survived by his son, Steven (Lavon) Keitel; daughters, Suzan Haney, Pauletta (Charlie) Grant and Ladonna (Roy) Scott; stepsons, Dewey and Charles Hampton; grandchildren, Brandon Scott, Jarred (Samantha) Scott, Zachary Scott, Kyle Haney, Jeffrey and Trevor Grant, Lee Keitel and Cassandra (Jeremy) Bogard; step-grandchildren, Hannah and Rhea Hampton; several great-grandchildren; sister, Carolyn Stevens; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm, Friday, August 31, 2018 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St., Mt. Vernon, IN, with Lee Keitel officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery. American Legion Owen Dunn Post #5 Honor Guard will provide military rites.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 1:00 pm service time on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Owen Dunn Post #5.
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Mt. Vernon, IN 47620
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Published in Mount Vernon Democrat on Aug. 31, 2018