Paul H. Keller

By on July 17, 2013

73, Grace Church member, insurance agent and farmer

Paul H. Keller, 73, of Manheim, went home to be with the Lord following a brief illness Monday, July 8, 2013 at the Lancaster General Hospital.

Born in Penn Township, he was the son of the late A. Rohrer and Emma Hershey Keller. He was the loving husband of the late Jean L. Heaston Keller, who died in June of last year.

Paul assisted in Brethren Volunteer Service. An insurance agent and broker, Paul was the owner and operator of the former Paul Keller Insurance Company in Lancaster. He also worked for other insurance agencies throughout the county.

A truck driver in his early years, Paul also operated the family farm in Penn Township. Following retirement, he was a school bus driver for Joseph Graybill Inc., Manheim, until his recent illness.

Paul was an active and faithful member of Grace Church in Lititz, where he served as a deacon, Sunday school class leader for the Navigators, and an usher.

He loved traveling the western part of the country. Paul also had a lifelong passion for his family, and he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Surviving are two daughters: Charlene, wife of Jeff Mummau of Manheim; and Brenda Keller of Arlington, Va.; two grandchildren: Morgan and Drew Mummau; a brother: Harold, husband of Lois Keller of Manheim; three sisters: Lorraine, wife of Lester Beachy of Des Moines, Iowa; Leah, wife of Carl Brubaker of Lebanon; and Jean, wife of Raymond Meck of Leola.

Preceding him in death are two brothers: J. Richard and J. Hershey Keller.

Services were held at Grace Church, Lititz, on July 13. Interment was private in Midway Church of the Brethren Cemetery, South Lebanon Township.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent in Paul’s memory to: Transport for Christ International P.O. Box 117, Marietta, PA 17547.

To send the family online condolences, visit Arrangements were made by Buch Funeral Home, Manheim.

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