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Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Wilton Joseph Keller, 80, a native of Mathews and a resident of Lockport, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2017. Visitation will be from 8:30 until 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 18 at St. Hilary Catholic Church, Mathews, LA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

He is survived by sons, Danny Keller (Karen), Tony Keller (Lisa); daughter, Susan Keller; grandchildren, Kristi Kraemer, Kayci Knight, Toni Keller, Chad Keller, Codie Howard, Shelby Howard; great grandchildren, Klaire, Mickinzi, Kamille, Bradley and Kendalynn; brothers, Benton and Ricky Keller; sisters, Betty Verret, Lois Guidry; and special friend, Darlene “Dee” Verdun.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosalie Dufrene Keller; parents, Nowed and Blanche Keller; brother, Vanton “Connie” Keller; sisters, Barbara Pierce, Shirley Keller; and great grandson, Sammy.

Wilton retired from Valentine Paper Company. He was an avid gardener who was known for his cabbage. He truly loved and enjoyed his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He never met a stranger. He loved joking around with people.

Falgout Funeral Homes in charge of arrangements.