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Clifton “Keith” Springstead
Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home in Atchison
Everest, KS

Clifton “Keith” Springstead, 88, Everest, KS, passed away Thursday, February 1, 2024, at Medicalodge- Atchison in Atchison, Kansas.

No formal services will be held. Keith has been cremated under the direct care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, Kansas. Condolences for the family may be left online at

Keith was born January 16, 1936, in Wathena, KS, the son of Russell and Vada (Meadows) Springstead. He worked as a machinist mechanic at the storage caves in Atchison, KS. He enjoyed farming and rebuilding buggies, and was able to fix anything.

Keith married Sharon Ruth Butler in August of 1957; and she preceded him in death on January 15, 2024. He is survived by a daughter Nancy Springstead, Everest, KS, sons, Wayne and Kristi Springstead, rural Holton, KS, Karl Springstead, Everest, KS, grandchildren, Kari and Pat Irvin, Kurtis, and Rachel Springstead, Kadi and Mike Atteberry, Bailey Springstead and Ryan Springstead, great grandchildren, Alex, and Kelsea Irvin, Adalease, Logan, Lillian Springstead, Charlotte, Sadie, Kacy Atteberry, and brother Gary Dean (Linda) Springstead of Colorado.

Keith was preceded by his parents and wife.