Rev. John E. Keller
April 23, 1924 - December 21, 2020
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Wauwatosa, WI. Passed away from this earth peacefully to be with his Heavenly Father on Monday, December 21, 2020, at age 96. John was born April 23, 1924 in Jamestown, North Dakota to Rev. W.W.A. Keller and Bertha (nee Sachman) Keller. He was preceded in passing by his brothers, Rev. Paul Keller and Rev. James…

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Obed Nelson left a message on April 5, 2021:
Doris and family, My prayers are with you as you have said good-bye to a giant. I consider John as one of the most influential persons in my life. I am deeply grateful for his mentorship. May has memory continue to bless you all. Obed Nelson
David L Shelstad left a message on January 20, 2021:
It is with heartfelt appreciation for a life well lived that we would like to express my sympathy to the whole family. Being able to read the brief obituary, it confirms his lifelong faithfulness in being a servant of the Lord. May God bless his memory and comfort you with Abiding Grace in this time of loss. David & Lorri
Pastor Jon Breimeier left a message on January 20, 2021:
It was a delight and a blessing to sit and talk with Doris and Pastor Keller at their table. Strong, beautiful faith. A real gleam in their eyes as they recounted how they first met and fell in love. Pastor Jon Breimeier
David Patterson left a message on January 19, 2021:
Dear family of Pastor John Keller, I had the great joy and honor of meeting Pastor Keller and his wife Doris while serving as the Director of Pastoral Care at Luther Manor. I admired Pastor Keller for his humble servant attitude, faithful and inspiring ministry, his love of Doris and the rest of the family, and his kind words of support and encouragement. Doris and he would attend the worship services regularly at Luther Manor, and was always grateful for the Chapel services. He was a blessing to all he met, and many who yet today struggle with the illness of addiction through his caring ministry at Lutheran General. He always said the success of his ministry was Doris. I know Pastor Keller and Doris' love will last unto eternity as scripture teaches, and that God will reunite them through His grace and love. May God's peace in the assurance of our Lord's victory over sin and death bring comfort to all of Pastor John.s family and loved ones. I am certain Pastor John rejoiced at being in heaven for his first Christmas with his Lord, whose light and love he reflected with such beauty and splendor. We have lost another member of the "Greatest Generation", but his example and legacy will continue on. God's peace, Pastor Dave Patterson
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