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  • Obituary: Keith W. Sloop, age 79

  • Keith W. Sloop, age 79 of Sidney, IA; formerly of Hamburg passed away
    on Tuesday; April 29, 2014
    at the Ambassador in Sidney, IA
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  • Keith W. Sloop, age 79 of Sidney, IA; formerly of Hamburg passed away
    on Tuesday; April 29, 2014
    at the Ambassador in Sidney, IA
    Keith Wilton Sloop was born on December 4, 1934 at the family home in
    Hamburg, IA; the son of Paul Louis
    and Lucina Evelyn (McNutt) Sloop.
    Keith worked at the former Interstate Nursery in Hamburg, IA and also
    at a Nursery in Shenandoah,  IA.
    He also worked as a farmhand for various farmers in the area.  The
    last job that Keith held was at Nishna
    Productions until his health began to fail.
    He was one who loved the outdoors and especially loved hunting and
    fishing.  As a  young man, he once
    caught a 52 lb. catfish!  He was an avid gardener and also enjoyed
    hunting mushrooms.  Keith was a giving person and would do anything to
    help those who needed a little assistance.
    He is survived by his two brothers:  Robert Sloop of Hamburg, IA and
    Larry Sloop of Hamburg, IA; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and
    great nephews, other family and many friends.
    He was preceded in death by his father Paul on March 10, 1981, his
    mother Lucina on March 1, 1989 and his
    brothers John Paul Sloop and Roland Dean “Buddy” Sloop.
    Graveside Funeral Services will be held Friday (May 2) at 2:00 p.m. at
    Mt. Olive Cemetery southeast of Hamburg, IA with Rev. Blaine Pritchett
    officiating.  Burial will follow the services.
    The family will greet friends from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday
    (May 1) at the Rash-Gude Funeral Home
    in Hamburg, IA.
    Memorials may be given to the family in his memory.
    Remembrances may be left at www.gudefuneralhomes.com.
    Rash-Gude Funeral Home, Hamburg, IA in charge of  funeral arrangements.

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