Keith Benjamin Carpenter, Age 75 of Newaygo, died Tuesday, July 25, 2006 in Grant.  He was born Keith Benjamin Carpenter in Newaygo, Michigan the son of Jane (Bushen) and Ralph  Carpenter on April 14, 1931.  He was a welder/carpenter for the Iron Workers Union Local #340 until his retirement in 1987.  He was a member of V.F.W. Post #4249, Newaygo; Moose Lodge #1555, Fremont; Masonic Lodge in Newaygo.  He is survived by Daughters Kim Carpenter of Jenison, MI and Holly Stiel of Franklin, NC; his grandchildren Zachary & Jacob Kelley Casey & Danielle Stiel; his sisters Vivian Sorden of Newaygo; Joyce Carpenter of Newaygo; Carolee Price of Fullerton, CA; Jean & Wayne Bumstead of Newaygo; Janet Maurer of Sparta; his brother Gene & Elaine Sorden of Grant; his sisters-in-law Helen Carpenter of Sparta; Carolyn Carpenter of Fremont; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his daughter Fawn Kelley; his brothers Ralph Carpenter and Richard Carpenter and his parents Germaine & Ben Carpenter.  Memorial services will be held at 1:00 PM from the V.F.W. Post #4249 in Newaygo on Saturday, July 29, 2006.  For memorials please consider the American Cancer Society.   - McKinley Funeral Home, Newaygo 231-652-5613.  http:\\mckinleyfuneral.com

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