Monday, June 28th, 2010
Alvin J. Keller, 96, Fort Recovery, died at 5:20 p.m. June 25, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
He was born Nov. 17, 1913, in Fort Recovery, to Charles E. and Elizabeth Clune Keller. On Sept. 25, 1937, he married Mary Sanderell, who died March 2, 2001.
Surviving are four sons, Charlie (Mary Jane) Keller, Fort Recovery, Joseph (Mary) Keller, Fort Recovery, Ron (Carol) Keller, Celina, Larry (Diana) Keller, Fort Recovery; a daughter, Carolyn (Kenneth) Gaerke, Celina; a brother, Paul Keller, Fort Recovery; two sisters, Mildred Bolton, Dayton, and Mary (William) Woeste, Coldwater; a sister-in-law, Rita Keller, Dayton; 28 grandchildren, 83 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant daughter, Ann Marie; two great-grandchildren; four brothers, Robert, Edward, William and Raymond Keller; and a sister, Dorothy Engle.
He was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3324 and the Fort Recovery Gun Club, both of Fort Recovery. He also was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church in Sharpsburg and its Holy Name Society and served on the church council. He also served on the Mercer County Fair Board
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Charles Mullen officiating. Burial is at St. Paul Cemetery in Sharpsburg.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home in Fort Recovery. There will be a prayer service by the Knights of Columbus at 7:45 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences can be left at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.