William Keith NELLES

William Keith NELLES

Sept. 4, 1934 – Sept. 26, 2011

Keith was born in Brandon, Manitoba, September 4, 1934 and moved, with his family to Chilliwack in 1937.

In 1951, Keith and his father opened and operated Keltone Cleaners. Keith was also a volunteer fireman at Hall #1 from 1956 until 1976. He was a Past Master of the Masonic Lodge and Rotarian, as well as being the President of the Dry Cleaning Association. Keith and his wife Norma owned and operated Chilliwack Drycleaners during their working life together.

Keith is survived by his wife, Norma; children, Stuart, Ruth (Larry) McClure and Murray (Karen); grandchildren, Gillian (Trevor), Karl (Michelle), Adam and Jack; Samantha; Kurtis and Kole; great-grandchildren, Halle and Kail.

He was sadly predeceased by his daughter Christine.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Sunday, October 2, 2011 at 2:00 pm at the Coast Hotel 45920 First Ave., Chilliwack, BC.

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