Funeral services for Ladyne Keller of Albert Lea, MN, will be held at 11:30 AM Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy, MN. Pastor John Kerr will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be in the Riverside Cemetery, Riceville, Iowa. Ladyne died Thursday, May 2, 2019 at St John’s Lutheran Home in Albert Lea, MN. She was 86 years of age.
Ladyne was born October 19, 1932 in Monterey, Indiana, the daughter of Louis and Venus (Lewis) Engel. She graduated from Monterey High School and was united in marriage to Carl J. Keller in Monterey. She had been a resident of LeRoy, MN, since 1968 working as a book keeper for the John Deere Dealership. Ladyne had been a member of the First Presbyterian Church in LeRoy. She enjoyed being a farm wife, loved to crochet, was an avid bowler but most important were her children and grandchildren.
Ladyne is survived by her children Brenda (Richard) Grunder of Wilton, IA, Blaine Keller of Chester, IA, Brent (Pam) Keller of Alden, MN. Grandchildren include Chris (Amanda) Keller, Angela (Jeff) Schlatter, Ashley (Cory) Lubbert, Kyle (Theresa) Keller, Kayla (Jay) Byington, Erik (Shelby) Grunder, Carlee Grunder, Skye Keller, Summer Keller, Max Keller and Ariel Keller. Great grandchildren include Ella, Clara and Jack Keller, Mercedes Keller, Isabella and Chase Schlatter, Reagan, Brooklyn and Paige Lubbert, Kassidy and Kayden Keller, Emma James (EJ) and Lucy Byington and Liv Grunder, daughter-in-law Debbie Keller of Riceville, IA. One brother survives Ed Engel of Ronan, MT, one sister Viv Maes of Rochester, IN, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Carl, son Brad and brother Don Engel.
Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society or Hospice.