Keith A. Altemeier, 81, of Fort Dodge, died Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Fort Dodge Villa Care Center.
A service honoring Keith's life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 3, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with the Rev. Lyle Hansen officiating. Interment will be at 3:00 p.m. at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Marshalltown with military honors being presented. A reception will follow the interment at The Embers in Marshalltown, located at 1211 W. State St. The visitation is from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday at the Gunderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services. Memorials may be directed to the Karl King Scholarship Fund.
Keith is survived by his wife Janet; his children, Janine (Brad) Niemeyer, Fort Dodge; Tara (Mike) Murphy, Des Moines; Sara Altemeier, Ankeny; David Altemeier, Des Moines; two grandchildren, Dalton and Annie Niemeyer; his sisters, Marilyn Hupfeld, Marshalltown; Lorraine Stueck, Dysart; Beverly White, Altoona; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.