Virginia L. Keller, age 88, of Alhambra, passed away Sunday, May 3 at Alhambra Care Center. Funeral services for 88 year old Virginia L. Keller will be Friday, May 8 at 11:00 a.m. at Meridith Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 10:00 a.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Pocahontas-Old Ripley Fire Department or Alzheimer’s Foundation.
Virginia was born April 19, 1927, to Harry and Mabel (nee Schaefer) Keller in Lebanon, IL.
She lived many years in Danville, IL, working as an LPN in nursing homes. Later, she moved back to Pocahontas and worked as a Teacher’s Aid at the Pocahontas Grade School. She enjoyed crocheting and babysitting her grandchildren.
She is survived by 4 Daughters, Priscilla Plocher, Highland, IL, Rosemary (Neal) Reike, Jr., Highland, IL, Linda Lindsey, Odin, IL, Virginia (Richard) Heinz, Highland, IL; 1 Son, Robert (Donna) Cuthrell, Martinsville, IL; 17 Grandchildren, Eva (Rodney) Suhre, Dennis (Donna) Plocher, Virginia (Jim) Strawn, Angela Rieke, Crystal (Jerry) McCray, Elizabeth Price, Neal (Gina) Rieke III, Kelly Kuhn, Dennis (Janice) Kuhn, Stephanie (Lawrence) Rodgers, Robert (Casey) Cuthrell, Amanda (Aaron) Goodrum, Nicholas Cuthrell, Christopher Moss, Corey Herrod, Kelsey Neier, Matthew Neier; Many great grandchildren; 2 Great, great grandchildren; 1 Sister, Florence (Charles) Baer, Marine, IL; 1 Niece, Janet Huene.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Mabel Keller; former husbands, Leroy Buehler, Loren Cuthrell, Robert Crouch; niece, Florencie King; sister, Ruth Keller in infancy.