William Keith Eggert 4/20/1927 to 5/9/2012 Keith, suffering from cancer, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 9, 2012. Keith was born in Miller, South Dakota and as a result of the depression his family moved to Washington where he graduated from Sumner High School in 1945. After high school he joined the Marines attaining the rank of Sergeant. After the military he attended the University of Washington studying metallurgical engineering. While attending college he met and later married Edee Hansen. He also worked in a cabinetry shop where he learned a skill that he would enjoy throughout his life. His engineering career took him briefly to Texas, then California where he and Edee raised their 3 children. They then went back to Texas before he retired to Vashon Island in 1985 where he and Edee built their dream house. Keith is survived by his wife, Edee, his children: Pam (husband Boyd), Sonja (husband Rich) and Tim (wife Julie) and his grandchildren: Patty, Carolyn, Jenny, Shelly, Kasey and Steven. A celebration of life will be held in Keith’s honor on Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 2:00 PM at the Vashon United Methodist Church.