|Birth: ||Jan. 22, 1935, USA|
|Death: ||Feb. 26, 2011|
Cliinton Keith Aldrich was born on January 22, 1935, in Kearney, Nebraska. He was raised in Knoxville, Iowa where he lived with his mother Aimee Foidel Aldrich Morrow, stepfather(Bob Morrow) and grandmother. Keith grew up in the Knoxville, Iowa area, went through the Knoxville Public School System and graduated from Knoxville High School with the class of 1953. The following eighteen months were spent at Central College in Pella, where he met his future wife, Marilyn. Also during that time, Keith and Marilyn started the Town Crier, in the summer kitchen at the home of Marilyn's parents Roy and Wilma Andeweg. Initiatlly the publication was a shoestring venture, but with hard work and luck the paper survived and thrived. Today with a staff of 45, the company provides a full range of professional graphic and web design, advertising, commercial printing and mailing services. Keth was a community leader and was active in developing Pella's growth while an active local businessman. This month the Pella Chamber of Commerce honored him as the 2010 Hall of Fame Professional Leader, along with his co-chair Logan Andeweg. Keith married Marilyn Andeweg on June 29, 1956. To this union, three children were born, Keith is survived by his wife, Marilyn(Andeweg), his three children and their families: Mark and LeiZhang Aldrich and their sons: Chet and Travis of Pella; Kathy and Doug Kooyman and their children: Klint, Konner, Chase, Ciera and Mariah of Pella; Beth and Martin Van Zee and their daughters: Kali, Hannah and Sophia of Des Moines, IA.
Visitation with the family present will be Thursday, from 5-7 pm March 3, 2011 at The Gathering Place at Second Reformed Chuch, Pella, IA. Memorial Services will be held at 11 am Friday March 4, 2011 at Second Reformed Church, Pella, IA. Interment will be made in the Oakwood Cemetery in Pella, IA. at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer memorials be given for Hospice of Pella, the Pella Public Library or the Second Reformed Church in Pella, IA.
Oak Wood Cemetery
Created by: Donald Bitner
Record added: Feb 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66261526