116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
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KEITH LYLE MILLARD
Keith Lyle Millard, 79, died Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, at the Solon Retirement Village. Celebration of Life services will be noon Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Cedar Rapids, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW, with burial to follow in Anderson Cemetery. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021, at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids.
Keith was born April 13, 1942, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Derrill and Carrie (Whiting) Millard. He graduated from Cedar Rapids Prairie High School, Class of 1960. Keith was united in marriage to Karen Mae Mikulecky on July 19, 1959, at The Little Brown Church in the Vale, in Nashua. He served in the U.S. Army and was an MP, stationed in Frankfurt, Germany. Following, he worked for the Iowa City Police Department before he attended the Iowa State Patrol Academy in June of 1966. Keith served the rest of his career in the Iowa State Patrol, in multiple roles including as a pilot, and instructor until his retirement in 1998. He served as a U.S. Marshal after his retirement at the Federal Courthouse in Cedar Rapids for over 10 years. He enjoyed building trains, flying model planes, hunting, trapping, gardening and studying military and his family's history.
Keith is survived by his wife, Karen; his sons, Rory (Laura) Millard of Glenwood Springs, Colo., and Daryl (Angela) Millard of Wilmington, N.C.; one grandson, Joseph (Nikki) Millard of Greensboro, N.C.; great-granddaughter, Ellie Millard; and his brother, Burdette (Carolyn) Millard of Montana.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be directed to the Iowa State Patrol in his name.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.broshchapel.com.