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Anita G. Keller, 93, of Freeburg, passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the Manor at Penn Village, Selinsgrove, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born November 26, 1924, in Freeburg, a daughter of the late Helen and Samuel Hilbish.

She married Donald Keller Oct.15, 1950, who preceded her in death on March 10, 2016.

Anita was a 1942 graduate of Freeburg High School, Freeburg.

She had been employed at the Freeburg Manufacturing Company for over 42 years. In her early years, she was employed at Weis Markets, Freeburg.

She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Freeburg, and had also been involved with Women's Auxiliary of Freeburg Fire Company.

Anita enjoyed spending time with her family and loved all the gatherings at her home in Tioga County. She loved all the time spent with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Anita was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching the Patriots and the Red Sox, and various college basketball teams. In her earlier years, she enjoyed camping with her family at various campsites. She was a great cook and enjoyed baking cakes and cookies for the family.

She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-laws, Richard and Karen Keller, of Parker, Colo., and Dennis and Pamela Keller, of Selinsgrove; five grandchildren, Chad Keller and wife, Amy, Kristin Olson and husband, Matthew, Amanda Keller, Kevin Keller and wife, Rebecca, and Nathan Keller and wife Marissa; nine great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Family and friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m., Thursday, at the V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, 601 N. High Street, Selinsgrove, followed by the funeral at 11, with Pastor Janna Born-Larsen officiating.

Burial will be private at Evergreen Cemetery, Freeburg.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to ParentProjectMD.com, an organization dedicated to finding a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Published on March 10, 2018
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