Keith LaRoy Counsell passed away Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. Keith was born to the late Elmer and Florence Counsell May 14, 1931. He proudly served his country as a Marine from 1949-1954. In 1954, Keith married Barbara Marie Faust, and they raised three children together.

     While in high school, he played taps at veterans’ funerals, in his hometown of Neillsville, Wisconsin. Keith and Bobbie recently celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary in July.

     Keith is survived by his wife Bobbie and children Michele Counsell (Mike), Mark Counsell (Annette) and Melinda Counsell.

     A funeral service honoring Keith took place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arcadia, 17191 3rd St., Arcadia, MI 49613.

     Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial donation to Hospice of Michigan, 10850 E. Traverse Hwy, Suite 1155, Traverse City, MI 49684.

     Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Keith’s family at his tribute page at

     The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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