The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

May 10, 2014

Patricia Ann Keller

The Clinton Herald

---- — Patricia Ann Keller

Feb. 16, 1947 - May 8, 2014

CHARLOTTE, Iowa — Patricia Ann Keller, 67, of Charlotte, Iowa, passed away Thursday, May 8, 2014 at her home in Charlotte.

Services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, May 12, 2014, at the Evangelical Free Church, Clinton. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the service hour Monday at the church. The Clinton Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Home and Crematory assisted the family with arrangements. Pallbearers will be Nathan Andersen, Marcus and Ryan Winkler, Tim Clausen, Mike Ketelsen, Dave Honeywell and Roger Hull.

Patricia was born February 16, 1947, in Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Roy and Doris (Finke) Mumme. She received her RN degree from the Burlington School of Nursing. Patricia married Jim Keller on December 6, 1969 in Danville, Iowa.

She was employed as a nurse for more than 36 years, including more than 20 years at Mercy Hospital, Clinton.

Patricia was an avid motorcycle rider. She started “Love Your Spirit” cancer foundation, which provided assistance for cancer patients and their families. Patricia enjoyed sewing and embroidery and utilized her talents to raise funds for her cancer foundation. She was also an avid Hawkeye fan.

Survivors include her husband, Jim of Charlotte; son, Mike (Becky) Keller of Danville, IA; daughter, Christa (Mike) Andersen of Bettendorf, IA; grandchildren, Brittany, Haley, Tayler and Nathan; sisters, Diane (Dave) Stanbary of Burlington, IA and Mary (Mark) Frederick of Eagle Lake, MN; brothers, Mike (Renee) Mumme of Pueblo, CO and Dean (Chris) Mumme of Mediapolis, IA.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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Memorials may be made to “Love Your Spirit” cancer foundation.

Death date: May 8, 2014