Elizabeth Keller

Nov. 11, 1930-Feb. 28, 2018

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Keller,

87, Drake, passed away

Wednesday, February 28,

2018 at Minot Health &

Rehab in Minot.

Elizabeth Ann Reiger,

daughter of Phillip and

Barbara (Wolf) Reiger, was

born November 11, 1930

on her parents’ farm near

Orrin where she was

raised and attended a

nearby country school.

On November 6, 1945

she was married to Au-

gust Keller in Orrin. They

lived in Karlsruhe for a

short time before moving

to Drake where they made

their home and raised

their four sons. August

passed away January 27,


Elizabeth was a member

of St. Margaret Mary

Catholic Church of Drake,

Drake Senior Citizens

Club, the Harvey Eagles

Club, the Minot Moose

Club and the Anamoose

V.F. Auxiliary.

She enjoyed playing

cards and her occasional

trips to the casinos. She

also enjoyed cooking,

spending time in her gar-

den and canning, espe-

cially pickles and water-


She is survived by: her

four sons, David (Del)

Keller of Velva, Darrell

(Julie) Keller of Drake,

Dean (Kimberley) Keller

of Minot and Don (Misty)

Keller of Minot;

grandchildren Casey

(Nick) Casavan, Cullen

(Courtenay) Keller, Marla

Mietz, Michelle (Darvin)

Dietz & Shannon (Tom)

Filler, Sara (Clint)

Neshem & Kasey (Abby

Suthard) Keller, Dustin (

Kari) Keller, Kodi Keller,

Kayaunna Keller & Bobbie

Keller, and Devon Keller

& Dawson Keller;


great-grandchildren; her

friend Alan Hornbacher of

Drake; 3 brothers, Cle-

mens (Loretta) Reiger of

Parker, CO, and Edmund

Reiger & Pius (Barbara)

Reiger of Las Vegas, NV;

and brothers-in-law, Pete

Ziegler of Minot and Ed

Lemer of Drake.

Liz was preceded in

death by: her husband,

August; her parents;

brothers, Frank, Louie,

Wendelin, Pete and infant

brother, Joseph; and sis-

ters, Helen, infant Mar-

garet, Rosemary, Irene,

Opal, Agnes and Mar-

garet; grandson Dylon Keller.

Funeral: Monday,

March 5, 10:30 A.M. at St.

Margaret Mary Catholic

Church in Drake.

Visitation: Sunday from

5 P.M. to 7 P.M. at the


Prayer Service &

Rosary: Sunday evening

at 7 P.M. at the church.

Burial: St. Margaret

Mary Catholic Cemetery

in Drake.

Arrangements with

Bethke-Nelson Funeral

Home of Drake

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