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Elverna B. "Verna" Keller – Obituary

Name: Elverna B. "Verna" Keller

Age: 92

Born: 09-15-1928

Died: 06-01-2021

St. Peter's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota

St. Peter's Catholic Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Elverna B. “Verna” Keller, age 92 of St. Cloud who passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell. Reverend LeRoy Scheierl will officiate. Interment will take place at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls.
Visitation will be after 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday at the church in St. Cloud. Arrangements were by the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.
Verna was born September 15, 1928 in Elrosa, Minnesota to Nicholas and Cecelia (Deters) Barten. She married Leonard M. Keller on May 8, 1950 in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. Verna was a homemaker and a Day Care Provider in her home. She was a member of St. Peter’s parish and a life member of the St. Cloud Veterans of Foreign Wars Granite Post #428 Auxiliary where she served as president. 
Verna enjoyed bowling, fishing with Lenny and the annual fish fry at the Keller Kamp. She liked to play 500 with friends and family. After Lenny’s passing, she moved to the Country Manor in Sartell where she enjoyed trips to the casino, the red hats and playing bingo.
Survivors include her children, Thomas (Suzie) of St. Cloud, Mary (Tony) Proell of Sartell, Gary of Waite Park, Mark (Mary) of Menahga, Lloyd (Kathleen) of Circle Pines, Jean (Don) Nies of Mankato and Kevin (Cheryl) of Dallas, Georgia; 17 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Donald of St. Francis, Janice Miller of Sauk Centre and Doris Aernes of Sauk Centre.  
Verna was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard; parents; brothers and sisters, Alfred, Raymond, Odelia “Dilly” Dahlheimer, Lucille Spanier, Rosie Spanier and Richard.  
The Keller family would like to thank the Country Manor and St. Croix Hospice for their care of Verna.

Guestbook for Elverna B. "Verna" Keller

Orbbie Webber
, Friend of son and daughter-in-law
June 8, 2021, 2:53 pm
Please accept my condolences to Tom and Suzie and the rest of the Keller family.
Larry Balvitsch
, Friend of Mark
June 8, 2021, 12:31 pm
Sorry for your loss of your mother.
Rose (Barten) Welle
, Niece
June 4, 2021, 6:47 pm
My sympathies for the loss of your mother. I remember Verna for her quick wit and her ready smile. Eternal rest grant onto her and let perpetual light shine upon her. May she Rest In Peace.
Kevin and Diane (Theisen) Gorder
, Friend of Mark
June 3, 2021, 7:20 pm
Dear Mark and Mary, We are so very sorry for the loss of your Mom. Your in our thoughts and prayers. Apollo High School Class of 74
Ron Anderson
, Family friend
June 2, 2021, 11:22 pm
My condolences on the loss of the matriarch of the Keller clan. She will be missed but remember her immense love for her family.

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