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Obituaries > NEAULT, KEITH F.

Keith F. Neault of Whitehall, Montana, died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family at the Advanced Care Hospital of Montana on March 31, 2010. Keith was born June 20, 1924, in Flint Michigan where he lived for 56 years. His parents were Earl and Anna Neault. Keith married Virginia Neault on April 21, 1950. From 1945 to 1980 Keith worked for Trembert’s Furniture Store and Flint Carpet. In 1980 Keith and Virginia moved to Montana to be closer to their son Richard, his wife, Janet, and granddaughter Krista, who lived in Bozeman at the time. They settled in a house in the Gallatin Canyon while Keith continued selling carpet at Gallatin Valley Furniture. In 2005, Keith and Virginia moved to Whitehall where Janet and Richard had moved. Keith attended St. Michaels High School and returned every year to attend the reunion and golf tournament. Keith served as a Raider, 6th Marine Division during World War II on islands in the Pacific. Both he and Virginia were avid bowlers, belonging to bowling leagues and traveling many places around the U.S. to play in national tournaments. He spent his years in Montana hunting and fishing with his son. Keith is survived by his son Richard, Richard’s wife Janet, his granddaughter Krista Neault of Billings and his brother Jim Neault of East Tawas Michigan. Cremation has taken place and a private family memorial will take place in the spring at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Michigan, with military honors. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested a donation be made to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, 875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225, Arlington, VA 22203