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Sympathy Notice: Rev. Robert P. Keller

Posted: April 29 2022 at 10:45 AM

Rev. Robert P. Keller, retired clergy member of the Northern Illinois Conference, passed away Monday, April 25, 2022, at age 89. During his ministry, Rev. Keller served Chicago: Grace, Aurora: First, Woodridge, Northbrook, Chicago: Ravenswood Fellowship, and the Center for Community Leadership (Founding Director).

A private family service is scheduled for May 1, 2022, and a Celebration of Life will be held at First UMC, Evanston on Sunday, June 5 at 3 pm.  A reception will follow at the church.  

Messages of condolences can be sent to his daughter:

Jennifer Keller, 500 S. Edwards Blvd. #39, Lake Geneva, WI  53147.

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