AUGUST 29, 1921 ~ MAY 31, 2019


Ivan “Ike” Keve, at the age of 97 years 9 months and 2 days, passed away peacefuly on May 31, 2019 at his home in Waitsburg. He was born on August 29, 1921 on 7th Street in Waitsburg, Wa. to Jake and Marie Keve.

Ike attended Waitsburg schools, graduating in 1939. After graduation, he attended Walla Walla Business College and in 1941 was appointed clerk at the Waitsburg Post Office.

As a member of the “Greatest Generation”, he proudly served in WWII entering military service in 1944. He served overseas in Central Europe with the 288th FA Observation Battalion attached to the Third Ar...

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