Tracy Keith

September 15, 2018

NORFOLK — Services for Tracy L. Keith, 55, Norfolk, will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at Home for Funerals Chapel at 708 Georgia Ave. The Rev. Jay Daniels will officiate. Burial will be at Prospect Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Monday at the chapel.

She died Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at Faith Regional Health Services in Norfolk after battling cancer for three years.

Memorials are requested to the Cancer Centers of America, www.plumerytails.com or the Animal Shelter of Northeast Nebraska.


Tracy Lin was born June 15, 1963, in North Platte, to her parents, Dwayne and Carolyn (Armitage) Keith. She was baptized and confirmed at the First United Methodist Church in Norfolk. Tracy graduated from Norfolk High School in 1981. She began work at Grampy’s Pancake Restaurant while still attending high school.

Following graduation, she met and married Gary Rogers of Colorado, where she lived for a short time. Upon moving back to Norfolk, she worked for a time at Sherwood Medical then Ricardo’s, where she enjoyed her loyal customers and met many friends that are still a very large part of her life today. She began working with her dad and mom at the family business, The Karpet Shop in 1987, eventually becoming a partner and owner. Again, Tracy made new friends and loyal customers which was a big joy to her life.

Tracy had a great love for animals, and everyone knows her pets were her children. At the time of her death, she left behind Bella, Simba, Angel, Chopper and some fish. Her other enjoyments were spending time with her brother and sister and close friends, enjoying casinos, concerts and a cruise or two.

Tracy is survived by her parents; a sister, Tammy (Neil) Maynard of Norfolk; a brother, Darryn (Deanna Tiedtke) of Norfolk; her nephews, Brady (Emily), Branson (Rachael) and Brock; her great-nieces and nephews, Alexis, Hunter, Hannah, Madelyn, Dexter, Malcolm and Brayden; her grandfather, Joseph Melvin Armitage; and several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Woodrow and Ethel Keith and Henrietta Armitage; Uncle Bob Armitage and a cousin, Jeff Keith. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.homeforfuneralsinc.com.

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