Harold “Howie” Duane Keidel

Alton | Thursday, July 15 2010

Harold “Howie” Duane Keidel, 57, passed away at 2:00 pm on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at his home.   

He was born on September 12, 1952 in Alton, IL, the son of Harold H. & Mary (Beatty) Keidel.   

He married Annette L. Fraser on June 27, 1981.  They were married for 18 years.

Harold loved being outside, camping, drawing, painting, antiques and being with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. 

He is survived by Annette, their four children, Justin Keidel of Alton, Keely & Nathan Zimmerman of Bethalto, Megan Maguire of Bethalto and Lindsey Keidel of Moro; five grandchildren, Madison, Morgan, Makenzie, Ethan & Paige and a brother, Freddie Keidel of Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Larry Keidel.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 pm on Monday, July 19, 2010 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Visitation will continue from 1 pm until service time at 2 pm on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 at the funeral home with Father Shawn Monahan officiating.

Memorials may be made to family in care of the funeral home.

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