Robert George Keller, 71, of 2939 Redwood Ave. died Wednesday, April 4, 1984, at Josephine Memorial Hospital. Graveside services were held today at Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. Walter Ferris of the First Baptist Church officiating. Slawson’s Chapel of the Valley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
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He was born December 30, 1912 in Seattle. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for the U. S. Forest Service in timber and resources management for 37 years before retiring in 1972. He began work in the Siskiyou National Forest office before being transferred to the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest office in Eastern Oregon where he worked for most of his career. He moved to Grants Pass from Unity in 1972.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Elizabeth of Grants Pass; daughter Ann Keller, Grants Pass; and sister Frances Steedman of Renton, WA.
Daily Courier, April 5, 1984
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman