Phyllis Keller, 87, of Muscoda formerly of Viola was surrounded by her family, at the Golden Living Center, Riverdale., when she was called to be reunited with her beloved Robert, on Sunday, March 9, 2014. She was born October 6, 1926 in Elgin, Illinois the daughter of Otto and Anna (Buelow) Becker. On February 11, 1950 Phyllis married Robert Keller in Elgin. Phyllis worked at the Elgin Watch Factory and later the Green Thumb Program in Viola for many years. Phyllis enjoyed reading, country drives, Christmas lights, knitting, crocheting, dominoes, bingo, and euchre.
Phyllis is survived by nine children: Judy (Jim) Walmer of Muscoda, WI, Carol (Joe) Diaz of Litchfield Park, AZ, Sandy (Doral) Nelson of Richmond, TX, Ken Keller of Edgerton, WI, Mike Keller of Markesan, WI, Steve (Cheryl) Keller of Oral, SD, Teresa (Dan) Baker of Viola, WI, Robin (Cyndi) Keller of Poynette, WI, Robert (Sara) Keller of Poynette, WI, 28 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-granddaughter; many other relatives and friends.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents Otto and Anna, husband Robert Keller, and special friend and companion Byron McCauley.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center with Pastor Paul Fries officiating with burial to follow in the Boscobel Cemetery. Friends may call at the Pratt Memorial Chapel on Saturday, March 15, 2014 from 9:00 AM until the time of the service at 11:00 AM. The Pratt Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family with their arrangements. Online condolences can be made at prattfuneralservice.com.