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Official Obituary of

Keith E. Kinner

July 2, 1950 ~ March 28, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Keith Kinner Obituary

Keith E. Kinner, 73, of Defiance, passed away on  March 28, 2024 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Sylvania, Ohio.
He was born on July 2, 1950 to Ralph and Dorothy (Lesh) Kinner in Defiance, Ohio. Keith worked as a tow motor operator for General Motors for 35 years. He was a member of the UAW. Keith loved motorcycles especially his Harley. He loved watching the Cowboys play football and his cat Bobo.
Keith is survived by his loving children Jamie (Mike) Mitchell of Edon, OH, and  Dustin (Casey Johnson) Kinner of Montpelier, OH, his sister, Linda Rodriguez of Defiance, 5 grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 3 stepsisters and 1 stepbrother, as well as many nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents Ralph Kinner and Dorothy (Norm) Rothenberger, his brothers, Terry and Larry Kinner, as well as a stepsister and stepbrother.
Visitation will be held Friday, April 5, 2024, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A Memorial service will follow at 6:00 pm at the funeral home, with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating.  

Memorials are suggested to CHP Hospice of Northwest Ohio. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.

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April 5, 2024

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home, Inc.
529 Jefferson Avenue
Defiance, OH 43512

Memorial Service
April 5, 2024

6:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home, Inc.
529 Jefferson Avenue
Defiance, OH 43512


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