William Frank "Bill" Keller


(Jan. 23, 2004)

William Frank "Bill" Keller, 66, of Idaho Falls died Jan 23, 2004 at his home.

He was born February 8, 1937, in Penrose, Wyo., to Julius and Marie Ertl Keller. He attended schools in Powell, Wyo., graduating from Powell High School in 1955. He married Millie May McCumber of Cody on November 25, 1955 in Billings, Montana.

The Kellers moved to Idaho Falls in 1966 and have lived there since that time. They managed O.K. Tire Builders for 26 years. They own and operate Busy Bee Transportation in Idaho Falls.

Bill enjoyed riding four-wheelers, camping, collecting antiques, gardening, animals of all kinds, helping others and target practice.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Keller of Idaho Falls; children, Connie Irene (Phil) Johnson of Billings, Montana, Dan Eugene (Cheryl) Keller of Nebraska, Julie Marie (Jon) Faler of Gillette, Wyoming, Wayne W. (Karla) Keller of Nashville, Tennessee, Lisa Mae Cripps of Idaho Falls; sister Lea (Ken) Lane of Salt Lake City, Utah; 13 grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, two sisters and one grandson.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held this spring. Arrangements have been under the direction of Wood Funeral Home, 273 Ridge Ave. in Idaho Falls.