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Keith Dale Watson

December 21, 1937 — March 23, 2023

Keith Dale Watson age 85 of Stockport, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2023, at the University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics.

Visitation for family & friends will be 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 30, 2023, at Behner Funeral Home.

A celebration of life service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are to Morris Park in Stockport and can be mailed to Linda Watson, 31525 110th Street, Stockport, Iowa 52651.

Keith was born December 21, 1937, in Stockport to Kenneth and Kathleen (Douglas) Watson.  He served in the US Army and while overseas he married Sieglinde “Linda” Seitz on October 1, 1959 in Bernau Germany and after serving three years in the Army they moved back to the family farm in the U.S.  This last year they celebrated 63 years of marriage.

Keith worked in different county quarries and later 36 years for the DOT working on the asphalt roads and tested it. He also farmed.  Keith loved being outside farming, hunting, fishing and working in his garden.  Most important was spending time with his family and friends. He dearly loved his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

He was a care giver for the Morris Park, which had a lot of family heritage.  Keith was a guide for bus tours, school tours, scenic Drive and Fall Festival of Van Buren Counties explaining farming equipment.

He will be missed by his wife, Linda Watson of Stockport; his two children, Anita Hudson of Boone, IA and Clinton Watson of Stockport; two grandsons, Spencer (Danielle) Hudson and Parker Hudson both of Boone; four great grandchildren; and his two sisters, Dorothy (Roy) Gilbert and Cheriel Fleig both of Stockport; and nieces, nephews and cousins.

Keith was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Kathleen; and brother, Leslie Watson.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, March 30, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Behner Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc.

203 South Main Street, Fairfield, IA 52556

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