Loris "Lori" Yvonne Keller, Du Quoin
Mar 29, 2017 1:45 AM -
Loris "Lori" Yvonne Keller (nee Barry), born April 25, 1936, to Isabel Lorraine and Andrew Vincent Barry, died March 26, 2017. She was loving wife to William Maurice Keller for 57 years; loving mother to Kevin James, Cheryl Marie, David Willam and wife Margaret, Marc Lee and wife Cindy, Julie Kay and husband Michael Finley, and William Jay and wife Janna; loving sister to Marlene and Richard Myers, Jeanette and Richard Staiert, Joseph and Mary Ann Barry, and Larry and Carol Keller; loving aunt to Debbie and Allen, Chris, Cynthia, Suzanne and Daniel, Jason, Joseph, Stephanie and Richard, Stephen, and Brian and Rachel; great-aunt; sweet grandmother to Mandy, Peter and Charlie, Eric, Mason, Kenzie and Courtney, Zachary and Rachel, and Delia and Noah; great-grandmother to Benjamin; teacher to many elementary school students in Iowa, St. Charles, Mo., and Du Quoin; and special friend to Sister Kathleen, Imelda and Joan. Lori enjoyed writing for her college newspapers and later wrote articles for the Southern Illinois Field and Stream paper while exploring the Southern Illinois wildlife areas with husband William. Lori also enjoyed water aerobics with friends at Rend Lake College. She enjoyed her family and friends and made everyone feel special and loved. She is a member of Sacred Heart Church in Du Quoin.