Keith Knighten Obituary

Keith Lyle Knighten
Keith Lyle Knighten

June 11, 1929 - August 22, 2018
Born in Oregon
Resided in Seward, Alaska


Keith Lyle Knighten, 89 of Seward, Alaska, passed away August 22, 2018 in Seward, Alaska.

Born to Archie and Neva Knighten on June 11, 1929, in Halsey Oregon. He joined the Navy at 15, and went on to retire from the Coast Guard, a veteran of three wars.

Married Dorthy A. Patapoff April 11, 1948. They settled in Seward in 1965, and traveled the world, while raising two sons. After retiring as Chief Warrant Officer in 1967, He built the Fish House, and then onto Harbor Air Service.

Keith is preceded in death by his parents and sister Thema L. Simpson.

Survived by wife Dorthy A. Knighten, Seward, Alaska, and sons, Kimo & Theda Knighten of Lebanon, Oregon, and Gilbert & Carol Knighten of Seward, Alaska.

Known to many as grandpa, and lovingly as grumpy by others, Will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers a donation to The American Legion of Seward, the VA or VFW in his memory.

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Funeral Home
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