William Erb Keim
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William Erb Keim
  • May 5, 1928 - August 24, 2016
  • Boyertown, Pennsylvania

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William Erb Keim, 88, of Boyertown, passed away Wednesday, August 24, 2016 in Pottstown Memorial Medical Center.
He was the husband of Jean (Neiman) Keim, whom he married November 25, 1950.
Born at home in Douglas Township, he was a son of the late Milton W. and Claria (Erb) Keim.
William earned his Bachelor's Degree in Science and Agriculture from Penn State.
He was a United States Veteran, serving in the Army from 1951 to 1952.
William was a fruit grower, and took over as owner of Keim Orchards in 1958.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his two sons: William D. Keim, husband of Honora M., Boyertown, and Richard A. Keim, husband of Marie T., Exeter. Other survivors include his sister, Mary Sears, formerly of Topton, four grandchildren: Daniel, Benjamin, Allison and Vanessa, and four great-grandchildren.
William was predeceased by three sisters: Grace John, Helen Zanger, and Sarah Thompson.
All are welcome to visit and pay respects on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Linwood W. Ott Funeral Home, Inc. 111 N. Reading Ave. Boyertown, PA 19512.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the Salvation Army, 409 S Reading Ave, Boyertown, PA 19512. Online condolences may be recorded at www.lwottfuneralhome.com.