OBITUARY

Keith D. Oppenlander

June 3, 1943April 6, 2019

Born June 3, 1943 in Lansing, Michigan to Paul and Inez (Snyder) Oppenlander, passed away on April 6, 2019, at the age of 75.

Keith was a resident of the Lansing area all of his life. He retired from the Board of Water and Light after 30 years of service. He enjoyed traveling, golf and playing cards with his family and friends. Keith was also an avid reader.

Surviving to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 47 years, Cherry Oppenlander; children, Paul (Michelle “Shelly”) Oppenlander, Tara Sprague, and Tim Wagner; grandchildren, Jessica (Kyle) Hinkson, Corey Oppenlander, David (Christa) Sprague, and Kaleb Adams; great-grandchildren, William “Max” and Lorelei Hinkson; brother, Lewis (Ann) Oppenlander; sister, Ardis Peasley; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson St., Mason, MI 48854 with Mr. Ray Wilkinson officiating.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Greater Lansing Food Bank, P.O. Box 16224, Lansing, MI 48901.

  • DONATIONS

  • Greater Lansing Food Bank

Services

  • Memorial Service Thursday, April 11, 2019
REMEMBERING

Keith D. Oppenlander

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Dean Cross

April 9, 2019

I met Keith when he was an electrician at Eckert Station (BWL) and later worked with him when he was at BESOC and I was at Eckert.

He always seemed calm and knew what to do .

He became a close friend and confidant to me.

I will miss him deeply.

God bless his soul.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Keith Duane Oppenlander, was born June 3, 1943 in Lansing, Michigan to Paul and Inez (Snyder) Oppenlander and passed away on April 6, 2019, at the age of 75. Keith was a resident of the Lansing area all of his life. He retired from the Board of Water and Light after 30 years of service. He enjoyed traveling, golf and playing cards with his family and friends. Keith was also an avid reader.
Surviving to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 47 years, Cherry Oppenlander; children, Paul (Michelle “Shelly”) Oppenlander, Tara Sprague, and Tim Wagner; grandchildren, Jessica (Kyle) Hinkson, Corey Oppenlander, David (Christa) Sprague, and Kaleb Adams; great-grandchildren, William “Max” and Lorelei Hinkson; brother, Lewis (Ann) Oppenlander; sister, Ardis Peasley; and many nieces and nephews.