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Lorraine M. Keller

August 17, 1938 ~ September 11, 2017 (age 79)

Lorraine M. Keller,79, of Oxford Junction and formerly of Bettendorf passed away peacefully in her sleep on Monday, September 11, 2017 at the Clarence Nursing Home in Clarence, Iowa.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Mayflower Cemetery in Oxford Junction, Iowa. Rev. T N Taylor will be officiating. Lahey & Dawson Funeral Services will be assisting the family.

Lorraine M was born on August 17, 1938 in Pine County, Minnesota to John and Emma (Churchill) Thomas. She married Richard Keller Sr., and later married Robert Carpenter.

She worked at J I Case for seven years as a welder and was a homemaker raising eight children. Lorraine was a member of Assembly of God Church in Oxford Junction. She enjoyed playing Bingo, singing karaoke and attending the casino. She was a CNA for several years.

Those left to cherish her memories are her children; Renda Leslie of Oxford Junction, Richard (Beth) Keller of Oxford Junction, Jeff Keller of Oxford Junction, Kurt (Sally) Keller of Olin, Ronda (Harry) Dunfee of Oxford Junction, Debra (Tommy) Otten of Oxford Junction, Misty (Brian) Arensdorf of Oxford Junction, Bobbie Carpenter of Bettendorf, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, two sisters; Lucy Hansen of Minnesota, Mabel Thomas of Minnesota, two brothers; James Thomas of Minnesota and Russell Thomas of Minnesota.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husbands, 4 brothers and son-in-law Michael Leslie Sr.

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 Service Information

Graveside Service
September 16, 2017

1:00 PM
Mayflower Cemetery
oxford junction
Oxford Junction, IA 52323

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