Keith Higgins Wilson
Keith Higgins Wilson, 92, of North Liberty, passed away Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, at Solon Care Center. Celebration of Life services will be held
2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre in Solon, 100 S. Cedar St. Graveside committal will follow at Sorden Cemetery in rural Webster. Friends may visit with the family after 1 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel in Solon.
Keith was born May 14, 1927, in Keswick, Iowa, son of Charles and Zoe Wilson. He was a graduate of Barnes City High School. He married Marveen Johnson on Jan. 29, 1950. He farmed most of his life and worked at various sale barns and then moved to Iowa City in 1992. He worked for The Press Citizen Newspaper for 11 years. After his wife Marveen passed in 1998, he later married Iva Jean Grimm on July 7, 2001. His hobbies included spending time with grandchildren, bowling, golfing, fishing, puzzles, watching Hawkeyes sports and spending time with family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Iva Jean Grimm; daughters, Phyllis (Stan) Stutzman and Becky (Tim) Wageman; stepsons, Tim (Anne) Grimm and Dan (Marta) Grimm; stepdaughters, Tammy (Michael) Podd and Pam (Mike) Farrow; grandchildren, Tony (Laura) Stutzman, Dustin (Lindsay) Stutzman, Sam (Grace) Stutzman, Alex (Alexandria) Stutzman, Jacob (Ashley) Wildman, Jillian Smith, John (Lesley) Wageman, David (Tonya) Wageman and Mike Wageman; step-grandchildren, Nick (Bridget) Grimm, Tony (Angela) Grimm, Makayla Grimm, Josh (Kim) Eich, Mitch (Angela) Eich, Liz (Jim) Marriott, Katie (Michael) Vick, Andrea (Cory) Moel, Brein (Jim) Osborn and Amanda (Andy) Thomas; and 37 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his first wife, Marveen; parents, Charles and Zoe; brothers, Jack and Chester; sister, Beverly; and grandson, Matt.
Memorials may be made to Essence of Life Hospice or Solon Retirement Village Skilled Care Unit.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.broshchapel.com.