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Keith Alan Alabach

May 21, 1958 ~ January 25, 2018 (age 59)

Keith Alabach, 59, passed away on Thursday, January 25, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne. Keith was born on May 21, 1958, in St. Louis, Missouri, to the late Nicholas and Helen (Lischer) Alabach. Keith grew up in St. Louis, graduating from North County Technical School. He earned his Associates degree in Business Administration from Ivy Tech Community College in Marion. Keith married Debra Elwood in 1980. Before coming to Marion in 2003, Keith owned and operated Camera Angle in St. Louis, a retail photographic store. He specialized in photography and old photo restoration. Keith was employed at the Ivy Tech Marion campus as a Library Assistant. He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Marion. He volunteered to help the sight and sound ministry. Keith was devoted to the pro-life ministry. He volunteered on the Lutherans for Life National Board and was President of the Indiana District.  He also was President of the local chapter. Keith's hobbies included computers, electronics, and watching Star Trek. Keith and Debbie enjoyed watching cooking shows and cooking together.

Keith is survived by his wife, Debbie, Marion; three siblings, Roger (Laurie) Alabach, Morrilton, AR, John (Diane) Alabach, Lakeville, MN, and Caroline Alabach, Seattle, WA; three nieces, Sorina, Katie, and Lydia; and numerous cousins. Keith was loved by all who knew him and will be missed by many. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nicholas and Helen Alabach.

Arrangements for Keith have been entrusted to Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services College Park Chapel, 4601 S. Western Ave., Marion, Indiana 46953. A memorial service celebrating Keith's life will be held at St. James Lutheran Church, 1206 N. Miller Ave., Marion, Indiana 46952, on Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 11:00 a.m.

Contributions made in memory of Keith can be made to Lutherans for Life, 1101 5th St., Nevada, Iowa 50201-1816, or to St. James Lutheran Church. Online memories and condolences may be shared at

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