Richard D. “Dick” Keller, 95, lifelong farmer from Monterey, IN died on Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac, IN.
Dick was born on June 20, 1925 in Monterey to the late Edmond and Dora [Keitzer] Keller. He attended Holy Family School in Monterey through the eighth grade and graduated from Monterey High School. Dick served in the US Army Air Force during WWII. On November 27, 1948, he married the love of his life, Monna Lou Vanscoyk. She died June 15, 2005.
Dick was a lifelong active member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Monterey. He was a member of the Monterey American Legion Post #399. Dick was loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He will be sadly missed.
He is survived by:
Sister Rebecca S. Keller, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN Daughter
Judith A. (Peter) Sanders, Ft. Myers, FL Daughter
Victoria L. (John) Bean, Geneseo, IL Daughter
Amanda L. Goldner, Fishers, IN Daughter
Teresa J. (Tony) Kasten, Winamac, IN Daughter
Lisa J. Reidelbach, Winamac, IN Daughter
Edward E. Keller, Monterey, IN Son
Heidi (Steve) Sedaros, Granddaughter
Rick Sanders, Grandson
Brian (Lisa) Sanders, Grandson
Jennifer (Brian) Williams, Granddaughter
Mary (Marco) Bean, Granddaughter
William (Brittany) Bean, Grandson
Jeremy Kasten, Grandson
Jill (fiancé: Michael Adair) Kasten, Granddaughter
Brandy (David) Gray, Granddaughter
Wyatt Reidelbach, Grandson
16 Great Grandchildren
Preceded in death by:
Edmond and Dora [Keitzer] Keller, Parents
Monna Lou [Vanscoyk] Keller, Wife
Henry Keller, Infant Son
Tim Reidelbach, Son-in-law
Phillip Keller, Brother
Margaret Schmidt, Sister
Raymond Keller, Infant Brother
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11 AM EST Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Monterey, IN with Rev. Andrew DeKeyser officiating.
Burial will take place at St. Anne’s Cemetery in Monterey, IN. The American Legion will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Monterey American Legion Post #399.
Online Tributes may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.