Elwood Keith Des Voignes
May 31, 1949 - June 06, 2022
Obituary For Elwood Keith Des Voignes
Elwood Keith Des Voignes passed away Monday, June 6, 2022 in Sacramento, CA at the age of 73 years old. He was born in Kalamazoo, MI on May 31, 1949, a son of the late Lorna Evelyn (Fleury) and Elwood B. Des Voignes.
Keith is survived by his wife of 19 years, Sylvia Des Voignes of Jackson, CA; sons, Ryan (Apryl) Des Voignes of Pine Grove, CA and Alex (Elizabeth) Des Voignes of NC; He is also survived by sister, Vicki (Daryl) Thorstad, of Sacramento, CA; brother, William (Rhonda) Des Voignes of Folsom, CA; as well as grandchildren; Dylan, Travis, Walter, Lillyann, Benjamin, Christian, Daniel, Joseph and Hannah. Keith is preceded in death by his first wife, Valerie in 2002.
'Keith' Des Voignes was a NAR member from 1978-2022. He was awarded with REALTOR® Emeritus in 2019 for a 40-year contiguous membership. Keith DesVoignes graduated from Sacramento State College in 1971. He entered the real estate field as a Broker in 1976, moving to Amador County in 1978 to join the family business. After running a successful real estate office, Golden Chain Associates, he joined with his partner of over 11 years--Ed Arterbury--to operate the Century 21 franchise in Amador County. He has served as past President of the ACAR Board of Realtors and served for several years as the Board's State Director. Keith had achieved top individual sales awards and obtained Centurion Realtor status. More importantly, he was awarded the highest Quality Service award that C21 bestows upon individual agents. For Keith, family, church involvement and golf, round out a successful career.
A Viewing will be held 10:00a.m. on Thursday, June 16, 2022 at The Call in Pine Grove, CA. Followed by a Memorial Service at 11:00a.m. with interment at the Jackson City Cemetery, Jackson, CA. Memorial Contributions can be made in Keith’s name to the Rotary Scholarship program at https://www.rotary.org/en/donate.
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