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Keith B. Hellmuth

January 29, 1956 November 21, 2014
Keith B. Hellmuth
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Obituary for Keith B. Hellmuth

Keith Hellmuth, a resident of Brighton and native of Port Huron, died at his home in the care of his family on November 21, 2014 after a six month battle with cancer. He was 58 years old.

Keith was a graduate of Central High School in Port Huron and attended Ferris State University in Big Rapids. Keith held many medals of his sports achievements in high school and college. In December of 1977 Keith, married Karin Andrews, and together they had spent the last twenty-eight years raising their family and living on Briggs Lake in Brighton. Keith was always free to lend a hand, share a joke and talk about anything and everything. Keith was known as a hard worker, ready to accomplish the next project. Most recently, he worked with the Export Corporation in Brighton.

In his spare time he enjoyed working on cars and hanging out in his garage, his �second home�, where he spent many hours fixing vehicles for other people or working on his latest �old� car. Keith and Karin enjoyed going to the Woodward Dream Cruise in their 1979 Trans Am and heading to Florida on vacation in their RV. He dearly loved his granddaughters, and taught them the enjoyment of the sport of �catch and release� fishing on the lake. He was an avid fan U of M football and the Detroit Lions and Tigers. He loved his dog, Ten, and his parent�s Black Lab, Marie. He will be warmly remembered for his sense of humor, strong character and as a loving husband and father. He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by Karin, his beloved wife over thirty-six years; his daughter, Jennifer Hellmuth; his son, Wes (Dana Albers-Hellmuth) Hellmuth; granddaughters, Aubrey, Kendall and Charlotte; parents, Howard and Wilma (nee Hynes) Hellmuth; brothers, Bart (Cathy) Hellmuth, Ron Hellmuth, Bruce (Betty) Hellmuth; sister, Becky (the late Mark) Gregg; mother-in-law, Terry Raines; sisters and brothers-in-law, Jean (Russ) Peters, Edward Andrews, Zella Green, Norman Raines, Brett Andrews and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. He was preceded in death by a son, Jason Brian Hellmuth.

A Funeral Service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 600 E. Main St., Brighton, on Sunday, November 23, at 4PM with Pastor Dale Hedblad officiating. Friends may visit on Sunday from 2PM until the time of service.

Memorials may be made in his name for his granddaughters education fund.

For further information please phone 810-229-2905.


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