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Dorothy M. Keller

February 10, 1933 ~ November 18, 2017 (age 84)

    Dorothy Marie Keller, 84, of Grand Island, Nebraska died Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Golden Living Center – Lakeview in Grand Island.  She peacefully entered the Kingdom of Heaven with her family by her side.  Our mom was a true servant of God and faithfully served her family as a wife, a loving mother, sister and relative.  Her life was about serving God.  She was loving and compassionate and she gathered her strength from God’s word as evidenced by her well-used Bible. Mom left a great example of how to live her words and her actions.  The spiritual heritage that she fostered will live on in her children for many generations.

     Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Northridge Assembly of God Church, 2025 Independence Avenue in Grand Island.  Interment will be in the Wood River Cemetery in Wood River, Nebraska.  Reverend Mark Oberbeck will be officiating.  

     Visitation will be 1 hour prior to services at the church. Jacobsen-Greenway Funeral Home in St. Paul is assisting the family.

     Dorothy was born on February 10, 1933 in Huron, South Dakota to Joseph and Marie (Wipf) Waldner.  She grew up in Huron and graduated from Huron High School in 1951.  She was united in marriage to William Holmes Keller on June 8, 1951 in Huron, South Dakota.  Throughout their marriage they had five children and had lived in South Dakota, Pennsylvania, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Nebraska.  Mom and Dad had recently lived in Custer and Spearfish, SD, before moving to Grand Island.  She was a nurse’s aide for many years and loved taking care of others.  She worked for Northern Hills Training Center in Spearfish, SD for 15 years as well as the Custer State Hospital for 12 years.  She loved her church and was a member of Northridge Assembly of God in Grand Island.  

     Mother loved spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren whenever she got a chance. Her family was her world. Those left to cherish her memory include her children and their spouses, Robyn & Jolynn Keller of Bismarck, ND, Jody Keller of Denver, CO, Randa & Hector Faz of Van Buren, AR, Brad & Carol Keller of Lake Placid, FL; daughter-in-law, Joyce Keller of Drayton, ND; sister and brother-in-law, Francis & Velmer Ziegler of Huron, SD; brothers & sister-in-law, Gene & Dorothy Waldner of Huron, SD, Rodney Waldner of Sioux Falls, SD; sister-in-law, Pete & Barbara Kohl of Liverpool, PA; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; & 2 great-great-grandchildren.

     She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; grandparents; son, Jamie Keller; sister, Josie Waldner; & sister-in-law, Rosalie Robinson.

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 Service Information

Funeral Service
December 16, 2017

11:00 AM

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