Charlene’s Obituary Charlene Anne Keller, age 82 of Hastings, Michigan, went home to be with her Lord and Savior, December 29, 2018, surrounded by her family. Charlene was born on May 30, 1936 in Battle Creek, Michigan, the daughter of Russell G. and Ruby Maxine (Webster) Tolles. She attended Hastings High School, graduating in 1954. Charlene married the love of her life, Robert A. Keller on July 8, 1954 and they have enjoyed the past 64 years together. Over the years Charlene worked for Dr. Bob Carey DDS, Hastings City Bank, and Mr. R.E. Henry until she retired. Charlene enjoyed knitting, sewing, and word search books. She loved traveling with husband Bob and spending time with her family. Charlene enjoyed making her homemade strawberry jam and she had a special place in her heart for animals. Charlene has been a cancer survivor for 32 years. Her quick wit , smile and the love she had for her family has been an inspiration to all who knew her. She will be deeply missed. Charlene was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Ruby Tolles and her in-laws, William Max and Thelma Keller. She is survived by her husband, Robert A. Keller, children, Kurt (Barbara) Keller, Bart (Kathyrn) Keller, Max Keller, Robin (Kyle) Chase, and David (Christina) Keller, grandchildren: KJ Keller, Kassie Toliver, Ryan (Jessica) Zamonis, Ashleigh (Joshua) Rhoads, Justin (Brittney) Keller, Lindsey (Brian) Ismirle, Rachel (Joseph) Lifrig, Chase Keller, Eric (Brianna) Chase, Kristin (Leon) Patrick, Amber (Robert) Simons, Nicholas (Breanna) Chase, and Ross (Margot) Keller, 14 great-grandchildren, and two brothers, Boyd (Shirley) Tolles, and Robert (Linda) Tolles. Memorial contributions may be made to MacKenzie’s Animal Sanctuary, 8935 Thompson Rd., Hastings, MI 49058 or Barry County Animal Shelter, 540 N. Industrial Park Dr., Hastings, MI 49058. Visitation and Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 4, 2019 at the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings. Visitation from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Funeral services will begin at 12:00 noon. Kyle Chase will officiate the service. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery in Hastings. Read More
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Death notice for the town of: Hastings, state: Michigan