Keith A. Garling, 64, of Iowa City, died unexpectedly Sunday, May 19, 2019, at Mercy Iowa City. In accordance with Keith's wishes, his family will host a celebration and greet friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Iowa City Moose Lodge, 3151
Highway 6 East. A Moose memorial service will begin at 6:30 p.m. Instead of flowers
and plants, memorials may be directed to the Keith Garling memorial fund. Lensing Funeral & Cremation Service is handling arrangements for Keith.
Survivors include his wife, Christine; his mother, Mardene of Belle Plaine; a brother, Gene Garling (Nancy) of Williamsburg; a sister, Sandy Walton (Todd) of Belle Plaine; grandsons, Matt Moore (Michelle) of Belle Plaine and Wes Forcht of Belle Plaine; two great-grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Beverly Hammes of Cedar Rapids; and a brother-in-law, Jeff Hammes of Sigourney.
He was preceded in death by his father, Bud Garling; his daughter, Erica Forcht; father-in-law, Cletus Hammes; and a brother-in-law, Will Hammes.
A complete obituary can be found at www,lensingfuneral.com.