Keith Eugene Beam – Dyersville,

Keith Eugene Beam, 59, of Dyersville, Iowa, passed away on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at his home in Dyersville. He was born on May 26, 1960, in Iowa City, the son of Robert and Patricia (Franks) Beam.

Keith graduated from Manchester High School and served honorably in the U.S. Army for four years. He was later disabled in an automobile accident. Keith married Valorie, and one son was born to this union. The couple eventually divorced.

Keith enjoyed music, brewing beer, baseball, and spending time with his friends and his dog.

Survivors include Keith’s son, Aaron Beam of Garden City, South Carolina; his mother, Patricia Sands of Manchester; five siblings, Mary (Mike) Meek of Princeton, Victoria (fiancé Virginia Pederson) Knutson of Manchester, Vernon Sands of Fort Dodge, Gloria (Scott) Sands of Madison, Wisconsin, and Michelle (Larry) Beaman of Manchester; and many nieces and nephews.

Keith was preceded in death by his father, Robert Beam.

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Celebration of Life: 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019, at Leonard-Muller Funeral Home in Manchester, Iowa.