Thief River Falls - Keith C. Maidment, 69, Thief River Falls, died Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 at St. Cloud Hospital, St. Cloud.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, Feb. 18 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Thief River Falls. Interment was held at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River Falls.
Keith Charles Christopher Maidment was born Nov. 4, 1944 at Thief River Falls, son of the late Kenneth and Mae (Hamberg) Maidment. He was raised in Thief River Falls, where he was baptized and confirmed at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church. He attended St. Bernard’s Catholic School and graduated from Lincoln High School in 1962. Keith entered the U.S. Army in August of 1965 and was honorably discharged in August of 1967. Following his discharge, he worked in the Minneapolis area.
On April 20, 1968, he was united in marriage to KayLynn Larson in Fridley. Keith began work for the Prichard Brothers Construction in 1970 (Ram Construction), later at Arctic Cat in Thief River Falls until starting his own business KM Ribs.
Keith enjoyed cooking, reading, gathering with friends and family but most of all loved the time spent with family especially the grandkids. He was a member of the Thief River Falls American Legion, the 40 et 8 and St. Bernard’s Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years KayLynn Maidment of Thief River Falls; daughters Kristy (Jon) Bigalk of Annandale and Kim (Russ) Bollesen of Farmington: grandchildren Rachel, Andrew, Katrina, Christopher Bigalk and Max and Keigan Bollesen. Brothers and sisters Luke (Elaine) Maidment of Burtrum, MN/Fort Myers, Fla., Mark (Special friend Dee) Maidment of Minneapolis, Sheila Panek of North Platte, Neb.; special uncle Kermit Maidment, several cousins, nieces and nephews, along with his four-legged friend Buddy the family dog.
He was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Mae Maidment, father- and mother-in-law Leonard and Alice Larson, brother-in-law John Panek and Aunt Jean Maidment, numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.johnsonfuneralservice.com.