Marian F. Keith79, Woodstream receptionist, Red Hat member

By on January 25, 2012

Marian F. Keith, 79, of Brethren Village, Lancaster, formerly of Lititz, passed away Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 at her residence.

Born in Manheim, she was the daughter of the late Irvin and Florence Carpenter Nauman. She was the wife of the late Ray H. Keith, who died in 2003.

Marian worked as a receptionist at Woodstream Corp., Lititz, for 40 years. She was a member of Hope United Methodist Church, Ephrata, and the Red Hat Society. Marian enjoyed playing cards with her special group of friends.

Marian is survived by a brother: Kenneth G. Nauman, of Ephrata; a sister: F. Darlene Ruth, of Brethren Village; and seven nieces and nephews: Diane Kline, of Manheim; Joann Woerner, of Strasburg; Gary Ruth, of East Petersburg; Kevin Nauman, of Ephrata; Kim Nauman, of Akron; Keith Nauman, of Elizabethtown; and Pam Lokey, of Bainbridge.

She was preceded in death by a brother: Irvin (Bud) Nauman.

Marian’s life celebration service will be held at the Chapel at Brethren Village, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, on Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. with Chaplain J. Mark Tedford officiating. Interment will take place in Brunnerville United Methodist Cemetery, Warwick Township.

Kindly omit flowers. Memorials may be sent to the Brethren Village Good Samaritan Fund.

Spacht Funeral Home, Lititz, has been entrusted with the arrangements. To share your fondest memories of Marian, visit

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