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Rachel Keller

Rachel Keller, 96, died Oct. 26 at St. Luke Living Center in Marion. She was born Oct. 15, 1916, in Durham to Jacob J. and Katherine Schneider Winter.

She married Samuel Keller on Feb. 20, 1938, in Tampa. She was a homemaker, school cook, and housekeeper at St. Luke Hospital, Marion Manor, and the Elgin Hotel, and she operated a restaurant.

She was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and the Dorcas Society.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1991. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Jane Herbel of Hillsboro; five grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was Oct. 30 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Marion. Interment was at the Tampa Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial funds have been established with the church and with St. Luke Living Center.

Last modified Nov. 7, 2013