Rosemary Rose Keller
Rosemary Rose Keller, 84, of Pomeroy, Ohio, passed away on 12/10/22 after a long battle with dementia. Rosemary was born on February 18, 1938 to Norman and Martha Rose in Bashan, Ohio. She was raised on a dairy farm at the Frecker home place on Pine Grove Road. She belonged to the Meigs County Better Livestock Club for 8 years, taking a blue ribbon calf to the International Dairy Expo in Indianapolis in 1950. After graduating from Chester in 1958, she went on to study in Cleveland, Ohio to be a Medical Laboratory
After graduation, she began her first job at Holzer Medical Hospital, then continued her career at Veterans Memorial. She also volunteered her skills at various blood drives. She wed her high school sweetheart Roger Keller on November 28, 1959, going on to have three sons, Randy, Rodney and Russell.
Rosemary was passionate about cooking, baking, travel, cattle/ dogs and sewing. She shared those interests with her children and grandchildren. When she wasn’t filling her home with warmth, kindness and aromas, she could be found at various events at Eastern High school in support of her children/ grandchildren, at the Forest Run Church quilting on a weekly basis, or crafting projects gifted to family and friends.
We will miss her greatly.
Rosemary was predeceased by Roger Keller, Norman, Martha and Roger Rose.
Rosemary is survived by a sister and a brother, Anna Jean, Don (Laura); her sons, Randy Keller, Rodney (Sherry) Keller and Russell Keller; grandchildren, Katie Keller, Ross Keller and Clara Keller and several nieces and nephews. There will be a memorial service on 12/21/22 from 5-7 pm at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home, Pomeroy, Ohio. The family requests that all flowers and notes are sent to the same or, in lieu of, donations to the Forest Run United Methodist Church.