Thomas Keho


Date: Mon, June 6, 2016
Start time: 2:00 pm
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
3820 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
Arrangements By:
Cremation Society of Iowa


Thomas Keho

December 4, 1934 - June 1, 2016

Thomas R. Keho, 81, died June 1, 2016 in the comfort of his own home. He was born on December 4, 1934 in Allerton, IA to Ralph and Elma (Williams) Keho. His early education was in a one room school house, junior and senior years in Mexico, MO and attended Missouri Military Academy as well

“Tom” or “Keho”, as everyone knew him, worked at Bookey Pack till its closing. He then found a career with Iowa Law Enforcement Academy where he retired at the age of 75 after 35 years of employment.

He married, Erma F. Kautz on January 19, 1962 and with this union came three boys, Roger (Valora) of Des Moines, IA, Dale (Crystal) of Kennet, MO and Scott (Nicole) of St. Cloud, MN. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Steven, Justin, David, Ashley, Andrew and Kaitlyn; great-grandchildren, Lynnsey, Lawrence and Hailey.

A service will be held 2 p.m., Monday, June 6, 2016 at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, 3820 SW 9th St., Des Moines, IA with a luncheon to follow.

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