Lincoln

Edith Mae Keller

LINCOLN- Edith Mae Keller, 79, of Lincoln passed away at 7:54 P.M. December 23, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.

Edith was born on July 31, 1937 in San Jose, IL to Koert E. and Flora (Ruben) Bartman Jr.  She married Donald Keller in 1960 in Lincoln.  He preceded her in death in 1996.

Edith is survived by her three sons, Stan Keller, Dale Keller and Doug Keller, her siblings, Marvin Bartman, Ruby (Alan) Nimke and Koert Bartman III, four grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one son Stephen. 

Edith was a homemaker.  She loved knitting, doing puzzles, reading, crosswords and enjoyed selling Stanley Home Products and food spices at flea markets. 

Services for Edith will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at Zion Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with Rev. Mark Thompson officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 A.M. prior to services. Burial will be held after the services at Atlanta Cemetery in Atlanta. Memorial donations may be made in Edith’s name to the Ladies Aid at Zion Lutheran Church.  Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, Lincoln.