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Glen Keller, 84, of Grand Junction passed away Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at the Hospice Care Center.
Glen was born May 28, 1925, in Meeker to Charles M. and Bertha (Murr) Keller. He grew up in and attended schools in Meeker. Glen served his country with the U.S. Army during World War II. On Feb. 29, 1948, he married Ruth C. Lloyd in Meeker. He was a field foreman for Chevron Oil Company. From 1961-1984, the family lived in Big Piney, Wyo.; 1984-1986, they lived in Evanston, Wyo.; and in 1986 they moved to Grand Junction. Glen enjoyed woodworking, hunting and gunsmithing.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth of Grand Junction; daughter, Deborah (John) Brown of Gunnison; sons, Kent (Jan) Keller of Meeker, and Jeffrey (Bertha) Keller of Rock Springs, Wyo.; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Freda Dunbar and Doris Wise. His two brothers, Raymond and Jimmy, and an infant sister, Ruth, preceded him in death.
A graveside service was held Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, at Meeker Highland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090 B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506. Arrangements were under the direction of Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.