George L. Keller

George L. Keller, age 83, of Grantsburg, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Burnett Medical Continuing Care Center in Grantsburg.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home in Grantsburg.

Visitation is one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

George was born on August 18, 1934 in Steamboat Springs, CO, to parents, Ester (Hanks) and Lee Keller.

He enlisted in the United States Marines in 1953. Then in 1959, he enlisted in the United States Navy until he was honorably discharged in 1963.

On January 9, 1998 George married his wife, Carol Ann Warner, in Siren.

George had many talents. One of them was cooking and baking. He loved to bake bread and make jelly. He also loved to fish, hunt, cut wood and play poker. He truly was a man of all trades.

George is survived by his wife of 20 years, Carol; two children; step-children, Sheila (Manolin) Gonzalas, Debra Hickey, Dean (Janet) Hickey, Mary Villegomez, Terry (Wayne) Benson, Sara (Joe) Wilson, and Tina (Todd) Usher; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; chihuahua, Prince; a brother, Ken (Virginia) Keller; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

George is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents; sisters, Janet, Joanne, and Kathy; a brother, Bub; and step-mother, Mae Keller.

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Arrangemeents have been entrusted to the Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home.