Keith Felt, 1934-2016

Published 10:47 am Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Keith D. Felt, 81, of Austin died peacefully on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at St. Marys campus at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Rochester, surrounded by his loving family.

Keith Felt

Keith Felt

He was born July 14, 1934, to Clifford and Marcella (Chapman) Felt in Austin, where he grew up. He married Elizabeth Mewhorter on Dec. 31, 1955. A member of First United Methodist Church, Keith loved camping, fishing — especially Basswood trips, playing cards and attending stock car races. He enjoyed going to the fairs with his family and eating fair food. He also enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his special grandson, Arnold. Keith worked for Trowbridge Foods as an assistant manager for many years. He also worked at Hormel Foods and for the Austin school district.

Survivors include his son, Michael Felt of Terrell, Texas; daughter, Michelle Guttormson of Austin; six grandchildren, Angela, Daniel, Kasey, John and Jitauna; step-grandson, Alex; four great-grandchildren, Jon and Oliver and Maci and Sophia; brother, Ron Felt of Albert Lea; sister, Pat (Chuck) Nelson of Park Rapids; in-laws Beverly Mewhorter of Tucson, Arizona, and Helen (LaVern) Moe of Rochester; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

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He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth, in 2008; son-in-law, Dennis Guttormson, in 2009, sister-in-law, Shirley; brother-in-law, Marvin; and his parents and grandparents.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment is at Grandview Cemetery in Austin. In lieu of flowers memorials preferred to the family. A luncheon will be served after the burial at the home of Michelle Guttormson 909 13th Ave. SW. Services prearranged and performed by Worlein Funeral Home of Austin. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at