Pierce Kent Keck
  • Born on: January 25, 1943
  • Departed on: February 15, 2019
  • Resided in: Burlington, IA

Pierce Kent Keck

Pierce Kent “Kenny” Keck (76) of Burlington, Iowa passed away February 15, 2019 at the Great River Hospice House.  A Celebration of Life luncheon will be held Thursday February 21, 2019 at First Christian Church, 1221 Park Ave. Burlington, Iowa 52601 starting at 11:45. 

Pierce was born January 25, 1943 in Peoria, Illinois to William and Daisy (Peters) Keck. He graduated from high school and then joined the United States Army in 1964. He served from 1964-1967 in Viet Nam.  On August 13, 1983 Pierce was married to Sherry (Adcox) Straw in Clinton Indiana.

Pierce was employed by JI Case; working in Terre Haute, Indiana and Burlington, Iowa.  He retired from the company after 30 years of service. He also worked at Great River Coffee in Burlington for 15 years

He was a member of the First Christian Disciples of Christ and the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 

Survivors include his wife Sherry; 4 children Lisa Keck, Dennis Keck, William Keck and Sheila (Mickey) Diaz; 7 Grandchildren Erich (Alicia) Schneider, Jennifer (Brett) Walker, Raven Keck, Danziek Keck, Brandall Diaz, Machaela Diaz, Steve Keck; 4 great grandchildren; daughter in law Kathy Straw and 1 sister Shirley Knox. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, 1 sister Geanie Keck and 1 son Ronald Straw. 

Memorial donations may be sent to 101 Denmark Street, Burlington, Iowa 52601

Online Condolences may be left at www.iowacremation.com    

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