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Archive for Sunday, September 30, 2001

Keith Laverne Drummet

September 30, 2001

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Manhattan Services for Keith Laverne Drummet, 84, Manhattan, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at First United Methodist Church, Manhattan. Inurnment will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Mahaska Cemetery, Mahaska.

Mr. Drummet died Friday, Sept. 28, 2001.

He was born Feb. 26, 1917, on a farm near Reynolds, Neb., the son of Frank and Elsie Drummet.

Mr. Drummet served under Gen. George Patton in World War II and received a Bronze Star for Valor. He then worked at Narka Grain and later owned Mahaska Grain and the Farmer's Elevator in Lincoln. He retired in 1981 and moved to Manhattan in 1982.

He married Mary Ann Wall Aug. 6, 1942, in Mahaska. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include two daughters, Deanne Gorsky, St. Joseph, Mo., and Debra Drummet, Lawrence; two sisters, Dorothy Kvasnicka, Lymon, Colo., and Lola Cone, Wichita; two granddaughters; and two great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to the Center for Basic Cancer Research-Kansas State University or to a charity of the donor's choice in care of Irvin-Parkview Funeral Home, 1317 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan 66502.

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