Pauline Keller, 77, of Dubois, died Friday (April 14) at her home. She was born in Greenwood December 6, 1939, to Malcolm and Bertha (Lane) McDowell. She married Ralph H. Keller June 3, 1958, in Greenwood. He died January 16, 1991.
Pauline retired from Northwood Retirement Community Center in Jasper and was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville. She was previously a member of the Emanuel Hill Church at Dubois. She loved her pet kittens and gardening.
She is survived by one son, John Keller and partner Melanie Alles, Newburgh; one daughter, Deborah Vonderschmitt and husband Mark, Louisville; grandchildren Benjamin Kendrick and partner Celeste Quire, Timothy Vonderschmitt and wife Kayla, and Kaitlin Harris and husband Tyler; and one great-granddaughter, Adelaide Vonderschmitt.
In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one sister, Betty Bleemel, and one brother, David McDowell.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to the Dubois County Humane society. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with burial following in Emanuel Hill Church Cemetery at Dubois.