Mr. Keller was born April 10, 1938, in the Clareville Community to Felipe and Guadalupe Keller. He was a Catholic and an active member of the Holy Name Society and Crusillistas. He retired from Bee County College after 20 years of service and also worked at Hughes & Hughes Oil and Gas Company.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Pedro Keller and Enrique Keller; and granddaughter, Maria Elizabeth Treviño.
Survivors include: his wife, Petra Sauceda Keller of Beeville; a son, Willie (Sandra) Keller of Corpus Christi; two daughters, Patricia Ann Cortez and Mary Jane (Joe) Bazan of Beeville; three sisters, Santos Keller, Felipa Keller and Ignacia Peralta of Beeville; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
A rosary was recited Sunday, June 3, at 7:30 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Monday morning, June 4, at 11 o’clock at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Luke officiating. Interment followed at Our Lady of Victory Cemetery #2.
Pallbearers were Christopher Olivares, Juan Cortez, Esteban Cortez, Mark Cortez, Ryan Keller, Andrew Keller, Alex Keller and Gustavo Treviño.
Treviño Funeral Home