Richard D. "Dick" Keller, 95,Monterey

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


Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. 

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