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CHESTERTON, IN - Keith Wayne Fites, age 77 of Chesterton, IN passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2018 in Chesterton, IN. He was born on March 27, 1941 in Mishawaka, IN to Carl and Flossie (Good) Fites.

Keith is survived by his wife, Margie (Jaeger) Fites; son, Kevin (Rhonda) Fites; daughters, Toni (Rodney) Bianchi and Karol (Don) Johns; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; brothers, Roger and Alan Fites; and his cat, K.C. He was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Keith W. Fites, Steven and Frank Bianchi; and brother, Jim Fites.

Keith was married to Margie for 47 years. He was a United States Navy veteran. Keith traveled throughout the country and overseas working as an electrical engineer. He was a farm boy at heart and a cat lover.

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 6540 Central Avenue, Portage, IN 46368 at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Ben Ahlersmeyer officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. There will be a visitation held on Monday, July 16, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 6540 Central Avenue, Portage, IN 46368. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.ee-fh.com.