Obituary of Keith McKenzie
Keith passed away on June 25, 2019 at the age of 80 years. He was born on July 23, 1938 in Moose Jaw, SK to Leonard and Verna (Saunders) McKenzie. Keith attended school at Marlborough, Moose Jaw Tech (AE Peacock) and then studied TV Electronics at SIAST. Keith had worked at many places in Moose Jaw including Sonic Supplies, Great West Auto, Macleods, Beaver Lumber, Downtown Esso, and the Army and Navy Dept. Store. He belonged to many clubs and organizations which included Moose Jaw 4H Grain Club, Cosmopolitan Club, Minto Choir, Minto Men’s Club, St. Andrews Men’s Club, Moose Jaw Singles Square Dance Club, Happy Pairs Square Dance Club and Moose Jaw Round Dance club. Keith enjoyed curling, alley bowling and lawn bowling. Keith was a proud 30-year season ticket holder for the Moose Jaw Warriors Hockey Club. He is predeceased by his parents Leonard and Verna and brother-in-law Ken Townend. Keith is survived by his sister Leone Townend of Moose Jaw and her daughter Susan (Peter) Schulz; son Ian Townend of Moose Jaw and Ian’s children Shaun (Chantal) Townend; Shaun and Chantal’s daughter Payslee; McKenzie and Riley of Moose Jaw; brother Dennis (Penny) McKenzie of Moose Jaw, and their daughter Nadine (Corwin) Cave of Tugaske, SK; Nadine and Corwin’s children Cassidi, Ashton, Shae-Lyne; daughter Joline (Ron) Palmquist of Powell River, BC, Joline and Ron’s children Leighton and Andon. A Celebration of Keith’s Life will be held at Minto United Church, 1036 7th Ave NW, Moose Jaw, on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 11:00 am. Linda Tomlinson-Seebach will officiate. Memorialization will take place at Rosedale Cemetery. For those so wishing donation in Keith’s memory may be directed to Minto United Church or Canadian Cancer Society. In loving memory of Keith, a memorial tree planting will be made by Jones-Parkview Funeral Services. Please sign the memorial register at website: www.wjjonesandson.com or www.parkviewfuneralchapel.ca (Obituaries). Blake Seebach - Funeral DirectorTo send flowers to the family of Keith McKenzie, please visit Tribute Store
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