J. Keith Malmgren passed away August 17, 1998 in Provo, Utah.

Born August 27, 1923 in Centerfield, Utah to O.L. and Anna Van Houten Malmgren. Keith spent his life in Centerfield, Utah. He was a beekeeper and farmer. Keith served in World War II; with the Boy Scouts program for many years and was an active member of the LDS Church, where he spent several years as Ward Financial Clerk. He married JoBerta Ann Averett, June 11, 1948 in Gunnison, Utah and their marriage was later solemnized in the Manti, LDS Temple.He is survived by his wife; five children, Jody Keith and Craig Malmgren, Centerfield UT; Sherrie Myrup, Plain City, UT; Van L. and Shari Malmgren, Mayfield, UT; Cindy and Steve Willden, Gunnison, UT.; 18 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Roberta and Spence Hamond, Bloomington, UT; Dean and Dela Malmgren. Preceded in death by brothers, Edwin and Dwight Malmgren; and mother and father.

Funeral service will be held Friday, August 21, 1998 at 12 noon at the Centerfield LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call Thursday from 7-9 p.m. at the Centerfield Chapel and from 10:30-11:30 a.m. prior to service. Interment Centerfield City Cemetery with military honors. Funeral service are under the direction of Warren R. Jensen Funeral Home.

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