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Carmie Keller (1923 – 2024)

 (Graduate Of Edon High School)

Carmie N. Keller, 101, of West Unity, OH, passed away Saturday May 18, 2024 in Annas House at Hillside Country Living, under the care of Hospice, surrounded by her family.

Carmie was born on February 1, 1923, on the family farm, to Ralph and Delphia (Eubank) Brigle.

Carmie graduated from the 8th grade at Union Corners School, near Montpelier in 1937 and from Edon High School in 1941. Carmie married Robert F Keller on November 14, 1942 in Edon, OH, and he proceeded her in death in 2009.

During World War II, Carmie worked at General Electric on a machine making bomber parts.  After years of caring for her family, she worked in food service for the remainder of her career.

Carmie was a member of The First Presbyterian Church for over 70 years and was a charter member of United Presbyterian Woman where she served as secretary.

Carmie was an ordained Deacon, taught Sunday School for many years, and served as Superintendent in the children’s department.

Carmie enjoyed gardening, fishing, hiking, sewing, dancing, spending time with family and friends, and her time at Little Long Lake in Camden, MI.

Carmie is survived by her son, John (Sharon) Keller, Bryan, OH, her brother, Lyle (Angela) Brigle, Edon, OH, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was proceeded in death by her granddaughter, Kathleen in 2006, her sisters, Ruth (Dale) Harroff and Doris Pahl-Muehlfeld, and her parents.

Visitation for Carmie was held on Tuesday May 21, 2024 at the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier followed by a funeral service with Reverend Steve Rath officiating. Interment followed at Floral Grove Cemetery near West Unity.

The family requests memorial contributions be directed to Annas House, Hillside Country Living activity fund or Community Health Professionals Hospice.  Condolences for the family can be left at


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