Helen Keller

Helen Ilene Keller

Sunday, July 3rd, 1927 - Friday, August 21st, 2020
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GREENVILLE, OH – Helen Ilene Keller, age 93, of Greenville, OH passed away peacefully on August 21, 2020 with her loving family by her side.

Helen was born on July 3, 1927 in Versailles, OH to the late John and Louise (Heckert) Thompson. She graduated from West Milton High School in 1945 and later married Myron Eugene Keller on January 18, 1947 in Versailles, OH. Helen spent much of her life tending to her family, but also worked as a cook for the Greenville County School system. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church since 1954 and was known for her cookie baking. She also enjoyed making counted cross stitch angels for family and friends.

Helen leaves behind her children, Michael E. (Marilyn) Keller of Greenville, OH, Karry L. (Susan) Keller of Laura, OH, Teresa L. (Philip) Meade of Chapmanville, WV, and Gloria (Barry) Brinley of Greenville, OH; 13 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren, as well as brother, John Thompson of Freemont, NE.

In addition to her parents, Helen is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Myron Eugene Keller and brothers, Jack and Harold Thompson.

Visitation will be held on August 27, 2020 from 10:00 – 11:00 am at St. John Lutheran Church, 7418 OH-121, Greenville, OH 45331. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 am at the church with Pastor Peter Menke officiating. Burial will be at the St. John Lutheran Cemetery across from the church.

Flowers may be delivered to the church on the 27th from 8:00 – 10:00 am. Memorial donations may be made to the church, State of Heart Hospice, or Gideons International.

Due to COVID-19, social distancing rules will be observed.

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