Keith ‘Pete’ G. Vice

April 10, 1947-April 27, 2020


Keith “Pete” G. Vice, 73, of Ladoga passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 27, 2020, in his home.

He was born April 10, 1947, at Crawfordsville, to the late Kenneth G. and Virginia (Bennett) Vice.

He graduated from Ladoga High School in 1965 then attended Indiana Business College. Pete married Donna J. Douglas on April 25, 1969, at Ladoga. He worked at RR Donnelleys before beginning his lifetime sales career in 1967, working alongside his family at Kenny Vice Ford in Ladoga. Pete then acquired co-ownership with his two brothers, Greg and Bob, in 1985 where he continued to work until his passing.

He was a 39-year member and Past Master of Ladoga F&AM Lodge #187 and Alamo F&AM #144 as well as a member of Roachdale Order of Easter Star #247. He also was a member of the Sugar Creek Players in Crawfordsville.

Pete was known around the local community for his storytelling abilities and listening skills to all the customers who showed up at his door. He frequently gave unofficial historical tours of his hometown of Ladoga to whomever would listen. He enjoyed old cars, scuba diving, and snowmobiling with his family and friends. Pete loved spending time with his family, and joyfully attended many community theater productions proudly cheering on his granddaughter Olivia.

Pete is survived by his wife of 51 years, Donna J. Vice; daughter Heather (Luke) Olin; and granddaughter Olivia Olin, all of Ladoga. He is also survived by brothers, Greg (Linda) Vice, Robert (Angie) Vice and Jon (Diane) Vice, and several nieces and nephews.

Pete is preceded in death by his parents and sister Karen (Bill) Wang.

He will be laid to rest privately by his family in Ladoga Cemetery. There will be a public celebration of his life held at a later date. Details will follow. Servies & Morgan Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Sugar Creek Players at the Vanity Theater, 122 N. Washington St., Crawfordsville, IN 47933.

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