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Nita Jean Keller

May 16, 1928 — September 17, 2015

Nita Jean Keller, 87, of Sheldon, IL, passed away on Thursday, September 17, 2015.

She was born on May 16, 1928 in Watseka, IL, the daughter of John McCloskey and Milley (Axtell) McCloskey.

Mrs. Keller was an LPN, as well as owner and operator of Happy Siesta Nursing Home in Sheldon, IL. She enjoyed Tole painting, gardening, and shopping.

Surviving Mrs. Keller is one son and daughter-in-law, Mike (Anita) Keller of Sheldon; three daughters and son-in-laws, Kathy (Don) Lindsey of Greenfield, IN, Kim (Jeff) Mabbitt of Sheldon, Candy Keller of Greenfield, IN; grandchildren, Kris Butler of Sheldon, Brian Butler of Kansas City, MO, Matt Lindsey of New Buffalo, MI, Kristi Yamaoka of Greenfield, IN, Erin Yamaoka of Uganda, Africa, Ashley Clemmons and Donnie Mabbitt of Sheldon, Ethan (Gunnar) Keller of Watseka, Whitney Keller of Ofallon, IL, and Lindsey Keller of Colorado Springs, CO; great-grandchildren, Kristin and Kristopher Butler of Sheldon, Viola Clemmons of Sheldon, and Jessica and Jeremy Butler of Kansas City, MO; and nephew, Jack (Mary) Kohl of Watseka.

She is also preceded in death by both parents; one infant son, Stephen Keller; husband, Paul Keller; one nephew, Jerry Kohl; and one sister, Nettie Kohl.

Memorial Services will be held at a later date.

Memorials in Mrs. Keller's name can be made to IMH Hospice.

Cremation rites have been made accordingly.
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